Parties diverge on health care reform

September 2008
Employee Benefit News;Sep2008, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1
The article assesses the issue of health care reform in the U.S., based on the political agenda of the Republican Party and Democratic Party. At a July 2008 conference, sponsored by Atlantic Information Service, both political parties offer contrasting views on universal coverage, the tax treatment of health insurance, reduction of health care costs, health savings accounts, among others. A history of political debates on health care in the U.S. is chronicled.


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