Friday, May 02, 2008

Whither health care reform?

As the election nears NEJM Perspective piece writer Lawrence R. Jacobs asks if it’s 1994 All Over Again. Recall that the 1994 elections marked the final finishing blow to the Democrats’ health care reform proposals, starting with the Clinton plan, then evolving to the much less ambitious Mitchell plan before meeting defeat. According to Jacobs the landscape of public opinion in the U.S. hasn’t changed much since that time.

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