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Critical : what we can do about the health-care crisis

Author: Thomas Daschle
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Daschle examines the weaknesses of the health care system in the United States, arguing why previous attempts at national health coverage failed. He proposes that an independent Federal Health Board be created and that employers' plans, Medicaid and Medicare be merged with an expanded FEHBP (Federal Employee Health Benefits Program) that would cover everyone.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Daschle
ISBN: 9780312383015 0312383010 9780312561642 0312561644
OCLC Number: 191050120
Description: xiv, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The crisis --
History of health reform --
What went wrong and models for making it right --
The federal health board --
Prospects for the health reform.
Responsibility: Tom Daschle with Scott S. Greenberger and Jeanne M. Lambrew.
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Daschle examines the weaknesses of the health care system in the United States, arguing why previous attempts at national health coverage failed. He proposes that an independent Federal Health Board be created and that employers' plans, Medicaid and Medicare be merged with an expanded FEHBP (Federal Employee Health Benefits Program) that would cover everyone.

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