In the mid-1940s, Governor Earl Warren failed to obtain legislative enactment of a universal single-payer state health insurance plan for California workers. Had he succeeded, the California example might well have been emulated by other states, producing a very different state and national health care system than what actually developed. But a combination of miscalculation on Warren's part and divided support from organized labor doomed three separate versions of tfie Warren health plan.
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Research Article| July 01 2003
Daniel J. B. Mitchell; Earl Warren's California Health Insurance Plan: What Might Have Been. Southern California Quarterly 1 July 2003; 85 (2): 205–228. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41172162
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