Don't Pull The Plug On Health Reform

Last year, health-care reform seemed so desirable. America's patchwork quilt of private and public health-care systems was badly in need of repair, and support for reform pervasive. Now, the drive for reform may be on the verge of breaking down. There are many reasons--from special-interest pressure to the sheer size and complexity of the problem. But the biggest challenge is President Clinton's insistence on universal coverage as part of any acceptable reform package.

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