National Health Insurance: Public Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session ....
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - 1960 pages
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Page 137 - The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition.
Page 7 - Lenin was certainly right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one in a million is able to diagnose.
Page 165 - Act under the supervision and direction of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and shall, with the approval of the Secretary, prescribe such regulations as may be necessary for the administration of this Act.
Page 57 - That any sane nation, having observed that you could provide for the supply of bread by giving bakers a pecuniary interest in baking for you, should go on to give a surgeon a pecuniary interest in cutting off your leg, is enough to make one despair of political humanity.
Page 62 - Yet. the United States is the only industrialized Nation in the world that does not have a national health program for its people.
Page 146 - ... data base development, evaluation and demonstration, and technical assistance in providing leadership and direction to a comprehensive national health education program on the prevention of disease, disability, premature death, and undesirable and unnecessary health problems.
Page 387 - State or local agency knows that a third party has such a legal liability such agency will treat such legal liability as a resource of the individual on whose behalf the care and services are made available for purposes...
Page 238 - ... this title shall be construed to authorize any Federal officer or employee to exercise any supervision or control over the practice of medicine or the manner in which medical services are provided, or over the selection, tenure, or compensation of any officer or employee of any institution, agency, or person...