American health care reformers in search of a second wind

March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE233
Academic Journal
The article focuses on health care legislations being worked on by members of the legislative body of the U.S. It discusses that the imposition of the health care initiative proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama became unclear due to the opposition of the Republican Party. It states that the Democratic Party seeks to finalize reforms with the help of Republicans. Moreover, it cites the benefits as well as setbacks when the Democratic Party decides to start with a new health reform.


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