|Died||September 8, 2014 (aged 88)|
|Alma mater||Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University|
|Spouse(s)||Ruth (Breslau) Fein|
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'. 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.
Fein died in Boston, Massachusetts from unknown causes, aged 87.
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- Rashi Fein, a ‘father of Medicare,’ dies, September 9, 2014, 11:52am, in JTA
- brief review of Medical Care, Medical Costs: The Search for a Health Insurance Policy
- Rashi Fein Faculty Profile page, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
- A brother’s tribute to Leonard Fein, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, October 26, 2010