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Local Health Official Talks National Healthcare

Atlanta, GA – Republican GA. Senator Johnny Isakson is calling for a basic medical insurance plan for everyone which patients could pay for with tax credits or vouchers. He opposes the government as a provider. Dr. Daniel Blumenthal wants to make the government the single provider for most. He's a professor of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Speaking for himself, he believes that a single payer system, with Medicare covering everyone would be more efficient.