Citizens Health Care Working Group Issues Final Report

The Citizens Health Care Working Group, which Congress established to make health care reform proposals, has transmitted its final report to the President. The Group made six recommendations:

Recommendation 1: Establish Public Policy that All Americans Have Affordable Health Care
Recommendation 2: Guarantee Financial Protection Against Very High Health Care Costs
Recommendation 3: Foster Innovative Integrated Community Health Networks
Recommendation 4: Define Core Benefits and Services for All Americans
Recommendation 5: Promote Efforts to Improve Quality of Care and Efficiency
Recommendation 6: Fundamentally Restructure the Way End-of-Life Services are Financed and Provided

The Galen Institute was not too pleased with the report.