Out of the frying pan without jumping into the fire

December 2009
Employee Benefit News;Dec2009, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p40
The author recommends a federal approach to changing health care delivery in the U.S. He calls for the elimination of medical underwriting of health care coverage. He emphasizes the need to create for people a federal Medicaid or a federal plan that refers to a consolidated national program with Medicare that includes coverage for long-term care based on income. He also notes the importance of transparency in all pharmacy program costs.


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