The Bush and Kerry Prescriptions for Health Care

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photoFourteen percent of Americans say healthcare is the most important problem facing the country. One in six Americans are uninsured. Health insurance premiums are growing in the double digits.

Bush says Kerry is out to nationalize health care. Kerry says under Bush's plan more than one million people would lose their coverage. Voters are sifting through all the sound bites to figure out what the candidates' plans mean for them.

Hear a discussion on the Bush and Kerry prescriptions for your health care.


Robert Blendon, professor of health policy and management, Harvard School of Public Health, director of Harvard's Program on Public Opinion and Health and Social Policy

Dr. Jon Cohen, advisor to the John Kerry presidential campaign, Chief Medical Officer of the North Shore - Long Island Health System and professor of surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Rex Cowdry, a physician and unofficial health care advisor to the Bush-Cheney presidential campaign, former associate director of the White House National Economic Council, and former Acting Director of the National Institute of Mental Health.

This program aired on September 23, 2004.


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