Time is now to pass meaningful health care reform

Dr. Robert McAfee ’56, former president of the American Medical Association, offers his opinion on healthcare reform in the Portland Press Herald. “Reform must establish strong national standards to ensure that out-of-pocket expenses are capped at a percentage of household income,” he writes. “Reform must include meaningful ways to control the growth in health care costs. One of the possible opportunities in the current national debate is to create a public insurance option that through competition may have the ability to restrain costs.” (View Text)

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