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George W Bush proposes insurance help for the poor

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 22 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1096
  1. Fred B Charatan
  1. Florida

    The Republican presidential candidate, George W Bush, has proposed introducing tax credits of up to $2000 (£1250) to help poor families earning less than $30 000 a year to buy health insurance.

    The tax credit would cost an estimated $34.7bn over five years, and campaign aides said that it would help as many as 18 million uninsured Americans to buy …

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