Why 2009 Is the Year for Universal Health Care

Klein, Ezra
January 2008
American Prospect;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p47
The article focuses on 2009 as the year for universal health care in the U.S. It recalls the failure of former President Bill Clinton in advocating health care reform in 1994. It notes that the year appears optimistic for a new Democratic president regarding plans to establish a universal health-care system as they avoid mistakes made in the past. Democratic presidential candidates have based their health-care plans on universal access, program expansion and preservation of insurance choices.


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