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UMass CEO Eric Dickson backs Medicare for All, calls plan 'bold, courageous'

By Worcester Telegram & Gazette  
   December 09, 2019

Many hospitals hate the idea. Pharmaceutical companies, health insurance groups and hospital trade groups are lobbying against it. In fact, for many in the health care industry, the only thing universal about Medicare for All is disdain. But for UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Dr. Eric W. Dickson, Medicare for All — specifically, Sen. Elizabeth’s Warren’s plan for Medicare for All — is not only worth considering, it’s worth praising.

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