Swimming With Sharks: Prospects for Single-Payer
Article from PNHP – Single Payer or Incremental Movement Forward?
New Prospects for Single-Payer Activists: Swimming in the Mainstream . . . With Sharks Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H and David U. Himmelstein, M.D.
PNHP researchers Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H and David U. Himmelstein, M.D take a thoughtful look at the recently (and perenially) proposed alternatives to single payer.
… single payer’s mainstream status has already elicited frontal attacks –
claims that it would be prohibitively expensive – as well as
more subtle efforts to protect a role for private insurers and other
powerful interests by blurring the lines between single payer and lesser reforms …