We’re asking the wrong question about Medicare-for-all: Click here. September 20, 2018, Washington Post
Is Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) a Roadblock to Meaningful Healthcare Reform? Click here. University of Massachusetts Law Review, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2015
Comparison of single payer to current system: Click here. Jan. 2019 email reply from Samuel Metz MD to questioner.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal and over 100 co-sponsors introduce the Medicare For All Act of 2019: Click here. “This medicare for all bill really makes it clear what we mean by Medicare for all,” Jayapal said. “We mean a system where there are no private insurance companies that provide these core comprehensive benefits.” 02/26/19 The Hill
About half of Americans support single-payer health care: Click here. Apr. 12, 2018, The Washington Post
Dem single-payer fight set to shift to battle over Medicare ‘buy-in’: Click here. Some House Democrats want a more moderate alternative to single-payer health-care legislation. Nov 29, 2018 TheHill
Medicare Is More Efficient Than Private Insurance: Click here. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, administrative costs in Medicare are only about 2 percent of operating expenditures. Defenders of the insurance industry estimate administrative costs as 17 percent of revenue. Health Affairs, September 20th, 2011
Physician Speaks in Favor of Single Payer Health Care. Click here. Daniel N. Ovadia, MD, MPH 6/5/17
Once Its Greatest Foes, Doctors Are Embracing Single-Payer: Click here. Aug 7, 2018 The Lund Report.
Sen. Sanders, Options-to-finance-medicare-for-all: Click here.
Single-Payer Reform: The Only Way to Fulfill the President’s Pledge of More Coverage, Better Benefits, and Lower Costs: Click here. By Steffie Woolhandler, MD, MPH; David U. Himmelstein, MD Annals of Internal Medicine, Ideas and Opinions, February 21, 2017
The Conservative case for national health insurance: Click here. Conservatism is now presented with a golden opportunity. American medicine is the best in the world, but our current system of financing medical care creates rents and economic deadweights, and reduces liberty—all antithetical to conservative principles.