LaGuardia, Fiorello H., former president of the United States Conference
Appropriations for title I are low.
Health insurance most important legislation ever before Congress..
Hospitals and medical research in New York City..
Financial burden of illness..
National insurance better than local plans.
The bill does not regiment doctors.--
Importance of group practice..
Plan should be put into effect gradually-
Gradual introduction of the plan.
Hospital plans in New York..
Professional incentive under health insurance.
Why not leave it to the States?..
Attitude of the American Medical Association..
Freedom of choice of doctor.
Lawless, Dr. Theodore K., Congregational Christian Churches:
Inadequacy of health care-
Weaknesses of voluntary plans..
Inadequate local facilities.
The issue of regimentation
Advantage of the national health bill, S. 1606.
Health is a government responsibility
Linder, Leo J., National Lawyers Guild:
Report on the National Health Act:
The medical care and education program.
Grants to States for health services and for medical care for needy
The need for national health insurance.
Constitutionality of S. 1606.-
Appraisal of American Bar Association Report.
Freedoms under the bill..
Financial needs for medical care.
Voluntary insurance is not adequate.
No freedom of choice today--
Relationship between doctor and patient.
The right of judicial review..
Health insurance is in the American tradition.
The National Lawyers Guild..
Constitutionality of S. 1606..
Martin, William Logan, American Bar Association:
American Bar Association report on S. 1161.
Appraisal of S. 1606.
Political attitude of American Bar Association.
Blue Cross plans.--
McMichael, Rev. Jack R., executive secretary, Methodist Federation for
The Methodist Federation for Social Service..
Comparison to crusade for free education...
Public opinion polls..
Freedom from disease.
The need for medical care
Voluntary plans inadequate.
Private charity cannot do the job.
Health insurance must be national.
Coverage should be extended..
S. 1606 will improve quality of medical care.
Democratic administration of the bill..
Amendments to title I..
McPeek, Rev. Francis W., chairman, legislative committee, council for
social action, Congregational-Christian Churches:
The Congregational-Christian Churches ---
Endorsement of S. 1606.-.