Congressional Quarterly article on Taiwan's single payer system
Taiwan: Surprising Lessons From a Small Island
By John Reichard, CQ HealthBeat Editor
CQ HealthBeat News
June 5, 2007
In the middle of May, two Taiwanese officials, Hou Sheng-Mou and Michael S. Chen, came to Washington facing a tough assignment: promote single payer health care in a city where it’s widely regarded as a non-starter in the debate over revamping the U.S. system.
By Don McCanne, MD
There will be a two week break in the Quote of the Day messages, which will give you plenty of time to read this article on Taiwan’s single payer system.