The nations second-largest physician organization, the 124,000-member American College of Physicians, issued a recommendation that a universal health insurance plan is needed to provide all U.S. residents with equitable access to appropriate and continuous healthcare that is not dependent on employment status. The ACP made waves with the announcement, saying that there are likely only two ways to achieve universal coverage, one of them a single-payer government entity. The other is a remixed system of government, for-profit and not-for-profit entities coming together to provide guaranteed access to care for all and sufficient government subsidies for those who cannot afford private insurance.
American College of Physicians (Dec. 3, 2007)
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