TITLE

US health experts tell Congress it is time to enact reform

AUTHOR(S)
Tanne, Janice Hopkins
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/26/2009, Vol. 339 Issue 7723, p711
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the open letter sent by doctors, managers and academic healthcare experts to the U.S. Congress which advocates the enactment of the proposed healthcare system in 2009. The group argues that the current healthcare system is in crisis is not sustainable in the future. The group called for the inclusion of eight measures in the health reform bill including the provision of coverage for preventive care and improved access to primary care, along with expansion of federal, state and private sector commitment to improving health care.
ACCESSION #
44378208

 

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