The Future of Healthcare in the U.S.

As one of the big goals for the Obama administration, providing universal healthcare will be a very tricky ball of wax for our new president. Let's discuss the advantages and pitfalls of the various options available - mandated private insurance, single-payer (government-run), the status quo... What would you suggest? Is rationing of healthcare in our future, or is it already here? I'd like each member to have a personal story about healthcare, whether it is your own, from a family member or a close friend. That will launch the discussion and provide some interesting perspectives on how healthcare is delivered in this country, and how it can be improved. Finally, I would urge everyone to listen to this recent episode of Fresh Air with Terry Gross on NPR: Be sure to listen to both parts. Todd

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    A former member

    I enjoyed the format as well as the input from all who attended...

    April 6, 2009

  • Todd K.

    Everyone was really invested in this subject and the exchange of ideas was incredibly robust.

    April 4, 2009

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