One `security' card is enough

Regarding the editorial ``Health Care and Rights,'' April 5. Rather than a national health security card, why not employ the existing Social Security card and number by way of identification as is presently done by Medicare?

I am opposed to a special card containing personal medical information. Ralph R. McCoy, Seattle

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