Medicine: California Plans

In the late 1920's California citizens began to clamor for large-scale, low-cost medical care. Last November, when liberal Democrat Culbert Levy Olson was elected Governor, he promised to sponsor a State system of compulsory health insurance. This threat of "government interference" spurred the California Medical Association, which for over ten years had been hatching health-insurance schemes, to announce a counterplan.

Last week the Association's voluntary insurance scheme, under the leadership of Stanford University's Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, went into operation. The rival plans:

C. P. S. California Physicians' Service is the first State-wide...

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