National Health Insurance — A Brief History Of Reform Efforts In The U.S.
Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Author(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: health; reform; history
Coverage: United States
This policy brief provides an overview of health reform efforts in the United States over much of the last century, from New Deal-era calls for government-subsidized health coverage to the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s and the failed attempt at universal coverage in the early 1990s.