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Edwards Health Plan Cites Health Centers

Presidential candidate John Edwards is the first horse out of the barn with a health plan in the presidential race. A feature worth noting is his emphasis on the role of health centers and the safety net: “Even in a system of universal coverage, a health care safetynet including public hospitals, clinics, and community health centers remains necessary.” Edwards has done his homework and read the host of studies showing that both coverage and a usual source of care are key to keeping communities healthy.