Tag Archives: SinglePayer

New Single-Payer Bill Intensifies Newsom’s Political Peril

SACRAMENTO — A group of Democratic state lawmakers introduced legislation Friday to create a single-payer health care system to cover all Californians, immediately defining the biggest health policy debate of the year and putting enormous political pressure on Gov. Gavin Newsom. The Democratic governor faces the increasingly likely prospect of a Republican-driven recall election later… Read More »

Letters: AMA’s opposition to single-payer healthcare is uninformed – ModernHealthcare.com

I’m an American Medical Association member. My leadership’s opposition to single-payer healthcare is uninformed and possibly deceptive. At last week’s meeting, Dr. Daniel Johnson, former AMA president, asked “What is best for patients?” The AMA should not confuse this question with “What is best for physicians?” The questions differ. The answers conflict. The AMA should… Read More »

Different Takes: GOP Must Challenge The Democrats On Health Care Issues; Single-Payer Might Solve Many Problems But Not Rising Costs

Editorial writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Republicans Need A Health-Care Offensive It’s the paradox of success. With 3.6% unemployment and 3.2% growth in gross domestic product, voters are turning to other issues. When the May 1 NBC/Wall Street Journal survey asked what “should be the top… Read More »