TITLE

A strategy to strive toward universal health coverage

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the strategy called Building Blocks for Reform: Achieving Universal Coverage with Private and Public Group Health Insurance, issued by the Commonwealth Fund to provide a pathway to universal coverage with a minimal increase in total national spending and relatively modest net federal budget costs. Commonwealth Fund executives estimate that their plan would insure 44 million of the 48 million Americans who are currently uninsured.
ACCESSION #
34070704

 

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