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Barriers to More Healthcare Reform Are Numerous
HealthLeaders Media

The lack of greater movement toward universal healthcare coverage — especially a single-payer system — in the U.S. can be boiled down to four letters: AFIG, according to Philip Caper, MD.

The “A” stands for Apathy, Caper said Wednesday during a briefing on barriers to healthcare reform sponsored by the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI). Caper is with Maine AllCare, an organization devoted to getting universal healthcare in Maine.