What’s to be done about the uninsured?

By James H. Herndon, MD, and Mary Ann Porucznik

America’s healthcare system is failing millions

According to the latest statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, 44.8 million Americans—approximately 15 percent of the total U.S. population—have no health insurance. And the numbers are increasing. Current predictions are that one in four Americans will be uninsured by 2013—just six years from now.

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