Access to quality healthcare continues to be a problem for many San Franciscans. As our city’s population ages, we must recognize the need for increased health services, citywide.
The primary obstacle for many other San Franciscans, is cost. The Healthy San Francisco has proved to be an innovative, successful program for delivering healthcare to thousands of previously-uninsured residents. Under Healthy San Francisco, participants have regular medical examinations, prescription coverage, and access to specialists.
Norman Yee believes that preventive medicine must be emphasized. It is far better—from a health and cost perspective—to be keep people as healthy as possible, as long as possible.