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HSR-005: Universal Coverage

Universal Coverage: The Wisconsin Medical Society recognizes the essential principle of universal coverage in health system reform. This needs to be achieved through any or all of the following:

  • employer participation
  • individual participation
  • government participation

and could be supplemented with any or all of the following:

  • the use of tax credits
  • the use of medical savings accounts
  • the use of catastrophic insurance (HOD, 0418)