National Press Club

Strategy for Health Care Reform

July 2, 1991

About This Video

Run time: 19 minutes

The American Hospital Association held a news conference in the National Press Club to discuss alternative proposals for reducing the high cost of health care on patients and businesses. The strategy determined by the American Hospital Association, the goal of which was to provide access to health care to all Americans, included input from all members of society including businesses and individuals. The flexible plan mandates universal health care coverage for all Americans, plans for holding down health care costs, and broad distribution of guidelines to ensure the quality of health care.