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A group of more than 2,000 physicians is calling for the establishment of a universal government-run health system in the US, in a paper in the American Journal of Public Health.

According to the proposal released Thursday, the Affordable Care Act did not go far enough in removing barriers to healthcare access. The physicians’ bold plan calls for implementing a single-payer system similar to Canada’s, called the National Health Program, that would guarantee all residents healthcare.

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5 thoughts on “‘We need fundamental changes’: US doctors call for universal healthcare

  1. Reblogged this on Scotties Toy Box and commented:
    I agree. I worked in the heath care business. Yes it was a business, not a right people have to heath care and wellness. I hated that way of looking at it. I think we need single payer / government provided health care for all. It pays for it self by getting rid of the middle man, the insurance companies. It also save businesses money on health costs, and that helps them make their products affordable. Plus healthy workers are productive workers. Look other counties are doing it, and doing it well. We need a change. Hugs

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