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Harry and Louise

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 02 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:924
  1. J Roberts

    Americans don't seem to know much about President Clinton's health reform plan, but they do know its most public critics, Harry and Louise. They are the yuppie couple invented by the insurance industry. During the winter almost no evening of television network programmes passed without a trip into Harry and Louise's kitchen, where they sat at the table, piles of paper between them. Apparently the paper represented the Clinton proposals, because one of them said, “It says here that under the president's plan we won't be able to choose our doctor.”

    Until recently it seemed that the insurance industry …

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