The Citizens' Health Care Working Group, a committee established by the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, issued interim recommendations on June 2 calling for basic health insurance for all US citizens. Its recommendations include
• Affordable health care for all as a matter of public policy
• A “core” benefits package
• Guaranteed financial protection against high health care costs
Mitka M. Universal Health Care Advised. JAMA. 2006;296(2):161. doi:10.1001/jama.296.2.161-a
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