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Americans want answers on health reform impact

Patient Access Weekly Advisor, May 20, 2009

A new survey finds that Americans want healthcare reform—they just can't decide what kind.

The written survey by the Stanford Center on Longevity, which so far has been taken by more than 2,000 people, explains different healthcare coverage strategies, their advantages and disadvantages, and asks participants to give their opinions and gauge their support.

The reform options include: changing physician and hospital payment incentives; enhanced independent review of drugs, treatments and procedures; single-payer system; state Children's Health Insurance Plan and Medicaid expansion; government-mandated plan participation; universal health vouchers with regional oversight boards; and expansion of health savings accounts.

Read the full story by HealthLeaders Media’s John Commins.

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