TITLE

Don't Doc American Health Care

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/25/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the health care system in the U.S. The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is planning to employ various arguments to justify its new government health insurance plan for the 46 million Americans who are uninsured. According to the article "Health Care Reform: Do Other Countries Have the Answers?," the notion that the health care system of the country fails because of rising costs is false.
ACCESSION #
41676086

 

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