Health reform's federalist face-off

Dentzer, Susan
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p58
Explores the question of how much power over commerce should rest with the states versus the federal government. Debate which pits states that want a fair amount of control over the health system against many of the nation's businesses; Conflict which stems from the dual nature of many reform plans being debated; Formation of the National Uniformity Coalition to fight health-financing reforms; Battle over ERISA--the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act.


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