The HNIC Report

Month: June, 2007

Obama and Edwards: Addressing Health Care Disparities

by Dax-Devlon Ross

Lost in the muck and mire of all the talk about “mandates” is the health disparities issue that the health care community has been reluctant, for obvious reasons, to bring to the table. Both the Edwards and Obama campaigns, whose health care plans are being compared at the moment, have sought to address and redress the all-too prevalent problem of access for minorities. As we decide who should win the Democratic nomination, this issue in particular has to be at the forefront of our minds.

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“Five, Long Overdue Steps”

by Dax-Devlon Ross

On Tuesday Barack Obama unveiled his health care plan. In doing so, he laid out five steps that will bring down costs and update the system as a whole. Below you will find the excerpt from the speech outlining the five steps his administration would take to carry out that vision.

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