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On July 31, 2014, Health Care Justice North Carolina sponsored a program by Dr. Ed Weisbart, President of Physicians for a National Health Plan (PNHP) Missouri.
The presentation featured current data spelling out the need for a universal health care plan in the United States using a single payer model in which care would be publicly funded through taxes, yet privately delivered.
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Medicare is worthy model to provide health care for all
By Jessica Schorr Saxe, M.D.
Special to the Charlotte Observer
On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law, making 19 million Americans aged 65 and over eligible for health care coverage.
Given what you know about the federal government, how long do you think it took to implement?
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