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On Thursday July 23 Dr. Andrew Coates, immediate past-president of Physicians for a National Health Program, spoke about the history of Medicare and the benefits of moving to a single payer health care model.
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July 30, 2015, is the 50th anniversary of the day President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare bill and handed former President Harry Truman, a longtime advocate of a national health care program, the first Medicare card. It marks a good time to reflect on the progress made and possibilities remaining, as the original Medicare proponents envisioned that the program would, in time, expand to cover everyone.
Click here to read our chair, Dr. Jessica Schorr Saxe's, piece in the Charlotte Observer about Medicare's 50th.
By Jessica Schorr Saxe, M.D.
Special to the Charlotte Observer
"Skin in the game." The phrase pops up frequently in health insurance discussions, as it did twice in the recent Charlotte Observer article about high deductible policies.
What problem is it solving?
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