News story: The Census Bureau reports that the number of Americans lacking health insurance rose to a record total of 47 million in 2006. The increase of 2.2 milliona jump of 4.9%is the largest one-year hike since 2002, the second year of the Bush administration. The figures were released several months after Congress and a variety of interest groups reacted coolly to Bushs healthcare reform plan and the administration opposed an expansion of childrens coverage.
Higher and higher ...
From our fevered imagination, a health insurance nightmare
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