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Editor's Correspondence
December 9/23, 2002

Ten Points for a National Health Plan

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Copyright 2002 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2002

Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(22):2631. doi:

In their article on national health insurance, Woolhandler and Himmelstein1 are right for a number of reasons:

United States health care has high-tech excellence and caring, competent "providers," but it's uniquely chaotic, wasteful, unfair, and frustrating. Forty million Americans—most of whom are hardworking families—are having to "go bare." That's a downright shame. Why is the greatest country in the world tolerating this?

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