Ethan Parke is a freelance writer who lives in Montpelier, Vermont and who has been involved in the state’s health care reform efforts.
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Sunday, August 11, 2013
The Long and Unfinished Struggle: Single Payer Health Care in Vermont
In 1998, Dr. Deb Richter began, almost single handedly, to revive the dream of universal health care in the United States—open to all and paid for by the government. A primary care physician from Buffalo, New York, Richter had become outraged by the barriers to accessing quality health care in the city’s low-income communities.