It seems incredible that in the year 2001 a piecemeal 20-year plan for American health care insurance be called "bold."1,2 Certainly, some of the ideas put forth, such as involving patients in care, are laudable. But anything less than a single-payer, not-for-profit system of health care insurance that ensures truly universal access must be viewed as timid and ultimately untenable.
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