September 24, 2017
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Will the health care bill become a cornerstone of American social policy?

Supporters of the sweeping health care bill that passed the House of Representatives on

Sunday argue that it will someday be seen as a milestone. They believe it creates a fourth

foundation of social policy, enshrining the right to affordable health insurance for all along with health care for the elderly (Medicare), health care for the poor (Medicaid) and

a government pension for all (Social Security). Will the bill be seen this way ten years from now? Did health insurance companies need more, less or the same amount of government oversight? Should affordable health insurance and health care be seen as a right? If the bill fails to bring down costs or even control them, will the case be made for a single-payer system?


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