Title

The Health Care Titanic: Women and Children First?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1993

Publication Title

Second Opinion

Department

Religion

Abstract

The plight of people who lack access to health care has captured national attention and led to a number of proposals to remedy the problem. The authors look at three types of proposals being advanced--"pro-competition" plans, "pay-or-play" plans, and a national health care system--and find that they fail to address adequately the pressing needs of two groups of the poor: women of childbearing age and elderly women.

ISSN

0890-1570