Physicians push for healthcare overhaul

July 2008
Cardiovascular Devices & Drugs;Jul2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p27
The article reports on the proposal of U.S. physicians for a single-payer insurance program similar to Medicare in a bid to improve the healthcare system in the country. The doctors are participating in a joint effort to pursue the proposed bill in Congress which has 90 co-sponsors, a number which is greater than any other previous health reform proposal. Doctor John Geyman explains the savings benefits of the single-payer approach. Geyman adds that the profits of the medical device industry will not be affected by the reform.


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