The return of house calls?
Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2009
Surprising as it may seem, house calls may offer a path toward the elusive goal of providing better medical treatment at lower cost. And although the proposal has generated fewer fireworks than the proposed new government insurance plan, experts say it may help transform the nation's healthcare system. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are poised to make house calls a building block of President Obama's promised healthcare overhaul.
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