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Ex-UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon Censures US Healthcare

https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/09/25/575201/US-healthcare-Trump-Ban-Kimoon  Former United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has denounced the United States’ healthcare system as being “unethical”, “unfair” and outright “wrong.” The South Korean politician said, “Nobody would imagine that there should be so many people – 30 million...
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OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY – UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE WORK GROUP – MEETING SUMMARY

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/salinas/HealthCareDocuments/Project%20Access%20NOW%20-%20Infographic%20-%202017%20Premium%20Assistance%20Annual%20Report.pdf August 23, 2018 Meeting Summary Dr. Andrew Bindman Report Discussion The work group members introduced themselves. Dr. Bindman introduced himself and his report, A Path to Universal Coverage and Unified Health Care Financing in California. He explained that...
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California Single Payer Proposal – Final Report

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/salinas/HealthCareDocuments/2.%20California%20Single%20Payer%20Report%20Final.pdf  A PATH TO UNIVERSAL COVERAGE AND UNIFIED HEALTH CARE FINANCING IN CALIFORNIA Executive Summary In March 2017, California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon appointed a Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage to identify the best...
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Are doctors ready to embrace single payer health care?

http://advocacyblog.acponline.org/2018/02/are-doctors-ready-to-embrace-single.html “The Kaiser Family Foundation’s June 2017 tracking poll found (a high) level of support for single payer, with 53 percent in favor and 43 percent opposed.” “Doctors also appear to be warming to single payer, according to some recent polls.  And, as I have...
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JAMA Article – Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/salinas/HealthCareDocuments/4.%20Health%20Care%20Spending%20in%20the%20United%20States%20and%20Other%20High-Income%20Countries%20JAMA%202018.pdf The United States spends approximately twice as much as other high-income countries on medical care, yet utilization rates in the United States were largely similar to those in other nations. Prices of labor and goods, including pharmaceuticals, and...
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