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Healthcare: Right or Responsibility?
The Health Care Blog - Stephen C Schimpff, MD

During the presidential debates, Tom Brokow asked, “Is healthcare a right, a privilege or a responsibility?”The candidates did not answer the question, but now would be a good time for Congress and the Obama Administration to balance the rights being offered as part of reform with corresponding responsibilities. We are the only developed country that does not assure all of its citizens basic medical care insurance access – shame on us.