Lessons on Universal Coverage from an Unexpected Advocate

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<p>As policymakers continue to debate the way forward on health care reform, they might consider looking to history for some workable ideas. </p><p>In a new post on <em>To the Point,</em> the Commonwealth Fund’s Shanoor Seervai and David Blumenthal, M.D., describe President Richard Nixon’s proposal to cover all Americans. While the effort ultimately failed, Seervai and Blumenthal point out that “elements of the plan’s innovative design have continued to emerge in many subsequent proposals by both Democrats and Republicans, including the ACA.”</p>

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