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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 ... read more
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 th... read more
Single-payer healthcare in California?
One of them, the doctors association, donated to Newsom before he voiced support for single-payer; it's not yet ... raising taxes, according to polling last year by the Public Policy Institute of Cali... read more
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Single Payer Talking Points & Why Mandate Plans Won't Work
Entire system financed through progressive taxes. Help job growth and the entire U.S. economy by removing the burden of health ... of single payer and reformed primary care, computerization and chroni... read more
Don’t Fund California Single-Payer Health Care With a Gross Receipts Tax
But the trade-offs are not worth the benefits, Kaeding says, because "gross receipts taxes create economic problems that cripple growth, conceal true tax burdens, and breed inefficiency." That's why . ... read more
What Americans really want from health care reform is impossible
The latest effort to fix health care with fairy dust comes from California, whose Senate voted to establish a statewide single-payer ... after-tax income for all Americans by an average of 12.8 percen... read more
Why Silicon Valley Should Get behind Universal Health Care
Frankly, it seems a lot harder for an employer to go through the administrative hell of setting up employee health care as opposed to simply raising taxes a little ... support Canada’s single-payer he... read more
Alice in Health Care
Most discussions of health care are like something out of Alice in Wonderland. What is the biggest complaint about the current medical care situation? "It costs too much." Yet ... raise those costs. M... read more
‘Rationing’ Health Care: What Does It Mean?
As the dreaded R-word — rationing — once again worms its way into our ... effectively put that drug out of the patient’s reach — the insurer is not rationing health care. Instead, the insurer is merel... read more
California’s Single-Payer Health Care Plan Would Cost More Than the State’s Whole Budget
This year's state budget in California, by the way, is about $180 billion. That means that implementing a single-payer health care system would require doubling (at least) the state's current tax ... ... read more
What Seniors Have to Fear From ObamaCare
But rather than keep the system as is and raise ... of care. Yet the health reform act did not create one new doctor or nurse or other paramedical personnel to meet this increased demand. We are about ... read more
Why not single-payer?
A number of people, including Atrios (who happens to be a trained economist) and Matthew Yglesias have been wondering why, exactly, the Democratic plans for health care involve ... would be single-pay... read more