The record of health care in the waning years of the twentieth century is the story of entrapment and abandonment. Too many of us have no access to health care. Many more of us are facing reduced benefits and the threat of economic hardship and even bankruptcy. Our children and parents are at risk. The pattern is distinguished by diminished access and dwindling benefits. In such a grave situation, Presbyterians at all levels are called upon to act in whatever way they are best suited to bring about a comprehensive National Medical Plan."