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Health Care Reform:  Beyond Ideology

David Orentlicher, MD, JD
JAMA. 2009;301(17):1816-1818. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.613.
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For the first time since 1994, there appears to be a real window of opportunity to enact universal health care coverage. President Obama and leading members of Congress have made health care reform a top priority. With 45 million individuals uninsured,1 and millions more finding their health care insurance inadequate,2 the United States may finally join the ranks of other industrialized countries and guarantee coverage for all of its citizens.

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