How will election's outcome affect state health care reform?

November 2008
State Health Watch;Nov2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p10
This article reflects on the impact of the outcome of the 2008 U.S. presidential election on how states approach health care reform. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama sees a stronger federal role in expanding coverage and making care more affordable, and shoring up employer-based coverage. Republican candidate John McCain would prefer a continuation of state innovations and leadership, with minimal federal involvement, and a shift toward the private, non-group market.


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