ISBN-10:
1565845153
ISBN-13:
9781565845152
Pub. Date:
06/01/1999
Publisher:
New Press, The
Universal Health Care: What the United States Can Learn from the Canadian Experience / Edition 1

Universal Health Care: What the United States Can Learn from the Canadian Experience / Edition 1

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Overview

Polls show Americans increasingly unhappy with our health care system. Yet for nearly thirty years, our next-door neighbor has had a universal, public health insurance system that its citizens hail as their favorite social program. So why can’t it happen here? Universal Health Care explains how it can.

Clear and convincing, Universal Health Care shows that health care can be funded from the public purse without eliminating choice and without bankrupting government, and it proves that a public, single-payer system can deliver high quality care at much less cost to many more people than one based on market forces.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565845152
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 06/01/1999
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x (d)

About the Author


Pat Armstrong is Director of the School of Canadian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa. With Hugh Armstrong, he is the authors of Wasting Away, The Double Ghetto, and other works.Claudia Fegan, M.D., is President of the Medical Staff at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, and a medical instructor at the University of Illinois.

Hugh Armstrong teaches in the School of Social Work, at Carleton University in Ottawa. With Pat Armstrong, he is the authors of Wasting Away, The Double Ghetto, and other works.

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