Universal Health Care, National Single-Payer Plan

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Ten years after Bill and Hillary Clinton made health care reform a top priority, medical costs and the number of insured continues to skyrocket. Across the US, there-s a $15 million national ad campaign, and 10 states are talking about universal health care. But with reformers having all but given up on federal elected officials, all eyes turn to Oregon, where universal health care is on Tuesday-s ballot. If voters in that state decide to raise taxes and get rid of HMO-s, will the idea spread to the rest of the country? We hear from the campaign manager for Measure 23, as well as consumers, doctors, employers, HMO-s and Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, who-s introduced national legislation for comprehensive health care reform.
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Agency for International Development

Oregon's Measure 23: Health Care Finance Plan

World Health Organization's Studies on US Health Care

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons



Warren Olney