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Raise taxes or ration health care? Why single-payer won’t work in California. Yet
March 13--Betty Doumas-Toto's health insurance premium rose nearly 48 percent in January, to $800 per month for an Affordable Care Act plan. She and her husband are both Los Angeles freelancers in the film industry and are draining their savings trying to ... read more
What would California's proposed single-payer healthcare system mean for me?
The prospect of a universal single-payer healthcare system in California ... according to the California Health Care Foundation — higher than the national average. But the new system would not eliminate those costs entirely. “If you’re paying ... read more
Single Payer In Colorado? Learn From Vermont
For the state’s encore, it may take a stab at a single-payer healthcare ... raising taxes through the roof was not going to work. Residents and businesses vote with their feet. Why not live or work next door in New Hampshire where taxes are lower? Yet ... read more
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Why I Would Raise Taxes
Tax Increases ... world, yet they still aspire to making a number of ever-more expensive basic services — education, justice and health care — available to all citizens on roughly equal terms, even though that vision is not consistently realized ... read more
Single Payer Talking Points & Why Mandate Plans Won't Work
The New York City Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program has put together some "talking points ... the absence of single payer and reformed primary care, computerization and chronic disease management will raise costs, not lower them. read more
Looking North: Can A Single-Payer Health System Work In The U.S.?
have moved north to practice in Canada’s single-payer system. Now when he sees patients, he doesn’t worry about whether they can afford treatment. He knows “everyone gets a basic level of care,” so he focuses less on their finances and more on ... read more
What Is Single-Payer Healthcare and Why Is It So Popular?
Single payer—or Medicare for All, as it’s sometimes referred to in the U.S.—is a system in which all healthcare financing is provided by one entity, such as (but not always ... health care—is covered for all residents by the state, via taxes ... read more
As GOP Attacks Health Care, Movement for Single-Payer Grows Across Country
"The fight is not over," said Don Nielsen, Director of Government Relations for the California Nurses Association (CNA), in an interview with Truthout. "There are barriers to [state-wide] single-payer ... for health care is growing, and why the work ... read more
Raise taxes or ration health care? Why single-payer won't work in California. Yet
Betty Doumas-Toto's health insurance premium rose nearly 48 percent in January, to $800 per month for an Affordable Care Act plan. She and her husband are both Los Angeles freelancers in the film industry and are draining their savings trying to keep up ... read more