Candidates' Prescriptions for Health Care Reform If there's one thing the presidential primary candidates agree on, it's that the American health-care system could use some treatment — if not a complete overhaul. Political scientist Jonathan Oberlander diagnoses the ailments and examines the remedies offered by each candidate.
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Candidates' Prescriptions for Health Care Reform

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Candidates' Prescriptions for Health Care Reform

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Candidates' Prescriptions for Health Care Reform

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If there's one thing the presidential primary candidates agree upon, it's that the American health-care system could use some treatment — if not a complete overhaul. Political scientist Jonathan Oberlander diagnoses the problems with the current system and examines the remedies offered by each candidate.

Oberlander teaches social medicine and health policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He's the author of The Political Life of Medicare.