The Law of Subsidy has killed the NHS. It just doesn't realize that it is dead.
"Third world" conditions. The post Great moments in single payer: Britain cancels 50,000 surgeries appeared first on Hot Air.
From Employer Coverage to Single Payer Health Insurance This holiday season I’ve heard several tales of woe from working class acquaintances, mostly self-employed, about Obamacare: how they are just above the subsidy cutoff and would rather pay the fine than buy expensive individual policies, or how they are just below and can’t afford to put […]
A simple proposal for overcoming an obstacle to implementing single-payer insurance.
This holiday season I’ve heard several tales of woe from working class acquaintances, mostly self-employed, about Obamacare: how they are just above the subsidy cutoff and would rather pay the fine than buy expensive individual policies, or how they are just below and can’t afford to put in more hours per week. Show More Summary
This is a follow-up to Kate Harveston’s excellent article on single payer health plans. This is a subject near and dear to my heart. In my Prudential days I ran 31 HMO’s covering 1.7 million people and created the DMO for dental from scratch which covered 6.9 million people in the U.S. In addition, I [...] The post Single Payer Healthcare appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
You remember those threads about the ACA in which many armchair experts assured us that we totally could have had single payer had only Obama issued ultimatums to senators he had no actual leverage over? Well, someone who thinks this is brilliant negotiating strategery is now the CEO of the Florida Marlins: No matter what […]
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File A CVS Pharmacy in Brooklyn, New York L eftists have long desired a single-payer health-care system. The way concentration is going in the health-care industry, they may just get it, in the worst possible manner. On Sunday, CVS announced they would purchase Aetna in a $69 billion deal. Show More Summary
IN AMERICA, YOU CELEBRATE BONUSES: In Above the Law, we bitch about health care. Here's Proskauer in the crappy benefits barrel. I REALLY WANT PEOPLE TO CARE THAT SCOTUS DENIED CERT: If the Supreme Court isn't going to stop gun regulation, we should have more gun regulation. Show More Summary
Whether by design or by necessity, it appears that single payer is inevitable. Economic reality demands it. Some external force needs to be applied to counter the cost of rapidly expanding medical technology coupled with the political and legal pressure to make that technology available to as many people as possible, regardless of their ability […]
Canada’s single payer system is not functioning as well as SP boosters like to think. It rations by wait times, as in this extreme example: An Ontario doctor says health-care wait times have reached “insane” lengths in the province, as one of her patients faces a 4.5-year wait to see a neurologist. When Dr. Show More Summary
Mike Magee Veteran Health Policy expert, James A. Morone, Ph.D., makes an interesting argument for single payer health care in this week’s NEJM. In proposing a sweeping change that would directly address “the American patchwork”, assert...Show More Summary
SINGLE PAYER, SINGLE DECIDER: UK Catholic Doctors struggle “to combine professional work with personal conviction” on abortion.
You want single payer? You need to figure out how to bring costs down.
Medicare-X and the long slope to single payer. The post Dems: It’s time for the ObamaCare public option appeared first on Hot Air.
The main justification for single payer seems to be that access to affordable quality health care is a right. Nowhere in our constitution does it say that anyone has a “right” to individual services or property. Housing, food, health care, even cell phones have become “rights.” What our constitution does say is that each citizen […]
SINGLE PAYER, SINGLE DECIDER: VA conceals shoddy care and health workers’ mistakes. Medical experts from the Department of Veterans Affairs blamed one botched surgery after another on a lone podiatrist. They said Thomas Franchini drilled the wrong screw into the bone of one veteran. He severed a critical tendon in another. He cut into patients […]