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Rashi Fein
Born (1926-02-06)February 6, 1926
Died September 8, 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 88)
Nationality American
Alma mater Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University
Spouse(s) Ruth (Breslau) Fein
Scientific career
Fields health economics
Influenced Medicare

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.

He was the brother of activist Leonard J. Fein.

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

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