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WHO CARES: Chronic Illness in America
WHO CARES: Chronic Illness in America

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What is the Prescription for Chronic Care in America?
Many costs involved in chronic care are not covered by insurance or government programs, because the American health care system is geared instead toward acute conditions. Some say a new approach should incorporate counseling and prevention efforts.
Towards a New Vision of Health Care
Experts weigh in on how America's health care system might be reformed.
Janey Dixon Janey Dixon
Professional caregiver Janey Dixon has been taking care of the sick and elderly her entire life.
Richard Bringewatt Richard Bringewatt
National Chronic Care Consortium President Richard Bringewatt describes how America's health care system fails the chronically ill.
Arthur Caplan Arthur Caplan
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, describes the dilemma of chronic illness.
Photo Credits: Richard Bringewatt and Arthur Caplan by  © Don Perdue, 2000

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