Medicine: Health Insurance

Last week over 4,000 experts in public and industrial health met in Kansas City for the 67th convention of the American Public Health Association. High lights of the meeting: 1) unanimous support of the Roosevelt Administration's proposal to spend $850,000,000 annually on the health of U. S. citizens; 2) unanimous pledge of assistance to health insurance groups.

Although they deplored the antagonism of the American Medical Association toward compulsory health insurance, public health leaders made it clear that extension of State medicine should proceed gradually to avoid confusion.

Said Dr. Edward S. Godfrey...

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