Richard L. Neubauer, MD
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Neubauer R.; The 28th Amendment. Ann Intern Med. 1999;131:542. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-131-7-199910050-00014
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;131(7):542.
TO THE EDITOR:
I was intrigued by Davidoff and Reinecke's editorial (1) proposing a constitutional amendment that states “All citizens and other residents of the United States shall have equal access to basic and essential health care.” I think discussion and possible passage of such an amendment would indeed help to clarify the debate about how to restructure our health care delivery system.
I offer a slight modification to the wording of the proposed amendment: “All citizens and other residents of the United States shall have equal access to basic and essential health and legal care.”
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