Monday, January 23, 2006

Article: Americans do want some nationalized care

"Five years ago, St. Luke's Health Initiatives sponsored a conference to discuss the question: 'Is employer-based health insurance obsolete?'A panel of national experts concluded that although it wasn't obsolete, it definitely was in trouble. They disagreed whether employer-based health insurance needed a strong dose of market-driven discipline to encourage direct consumer involvement in purchasing their own health services, or whether it should gradually be replaced by a single national system that provides basic medical services to everybody." Read more at AZCentral.