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Hillary Clinton unveils plan for healthcare reform

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39346.461597.DB (Published 27 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:637
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    Hillary Clinton, nominee for the Democratic party's presidential candidate and New York senator, last week announced her plan to reform health care. She would require insurers to provide coverage for anyone who applied and would bar companies from charging people who have greater healthcare costs more for their premiums.

    Speaking to the annual convention of the American Association of Retired Persons, in Boston, she said, “Health care should not be a privilege for a few, but a right for every single person. There are 47 million uninsured …

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