Michael Moore

U.S. lacks the universal health care it deserves

U.S. lacks the universal health care it deserves

Dan Rodricks’ excellent column, “Ten years since ‘Sicko,’ still seeking a cure” (July 11), provides a wonderful perspective on the progress — and lack thereof — that our nation has made in making health care available to the citizenry. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, 20 million Americans have acquired health care, including 750,000 in Maryland alone. Of course, millions still lack affordable health coverage, and if the Republican Party succeeds in gutting the Medicaid program, many newly-insured will lose their coverage.

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