Category Archives: Single Payer

Good Questions

As per your argument about single payer being something that needs to be created “out of whole cloth,” you’re simply wrong. We have a single payer system that already has rules. It is called Medicare. No new program to create, … Continue reading

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A Public Option is Just the Beginning

Bob Cesca nails it: And I hate to say it, but when this thing is finally signed by the president, our work has only just begun. From there, there needs to be an ongoing effort to fill the gaps and … Continue reading

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The Road to Single-Payer

Expanding a bit on yesterday’s post, I’d like to lay out the path to single-payer and explain the reasons why single-payer can’t be put into effect quickly. First comes this PDF chart from 2007, which I shamelessly stole via Nobel … Continue reading

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The Single Payer Option

To get single-payer, Congress would have to start over. That is absolutely not about to happen. To install single-payer right now would have a disastrous effect on the insurance industry. And while none of us like the insurance industry, many … Continue reading

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