Latest Public opinion on health care reform in the United States Stories

2008-08-26 15:01:06

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement attributable to Nancy Nielsen, M.D., American Medical Association President: "As our nation continues to face a crisis of about 46 million uninsured, many Americans need to look no further than their own families and friends, or neighbors to find someone without health insurance. The uninsured problem does not discriminate, it affects each and every one of us, and everyone deserves better than the status quo. As members of Congress...

2008-07-03 12:00:55

A majority of microbusiness owners [those with 10 or fewer employees] agree that it is their responsibility to provide health insurance for their employees, but high costs mean very few offer it, according to the 2008 Health Care Survey conducted by the National Association for the Self Employed. When it comes to the election-year reforms currently being discussed, entrepreneurs strongly believe that every U.S. citizen should have health coverage, but they are deeply divided about the best...

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