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Eric Schultz, president & CEO of Fallon Community Health Plan. On
the Business Beat, he'll talk with host Steve D'Agostino about Health
care. And more specifically about the issue of the number of people
uninsured in the United States. Every campaign, politicians pledge to
address the situation, but little is accomplished.
The lack of action can partially be blamed on fundamental disagreements
on the best solution for achieving universal health care. There are
numerous theoretical approaches, each with its own strengths and
My guest, Eric Shultz, and I will discuss the pros and cons of each of
the several approaches: single payer; multi payer; tax credits; medical
savings accounts; and managed competition. Eric heads the largest
health-care insurers in Central Massachusetts and one of the largest in
New England: the $1-billion health maintenance organization known as
Fallon Community Health Plan.