Rashi Fein

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Rashi Fein
Born(1926-02-06)February 6, 1926
DiedSeptember 8, 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 88)
Alma materJohns Hopkins University, Harvard University
Spouse(s)Ruth (Breslau) Fein
Scientific career
Fieldshealth economics

Rashi Fein, Litt.D., Ph.D., (February 6, 1926 – September 8, 2014) was an American economist and professor. He was called the 'Father of Medicare'.[1] He was Professor of Economics of Medicine, Emeritus at Harvard Medical School. He was the author of the book Medical Care, Medical Costs: The Search for a Health Insurance Policy.[2][3][4]

He was the brother of activist Leonard J. Fein.[5]

Fein died in Boston, Massachusetts from unknown causes, aged 87.

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