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  • Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018
    By Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H., David U. Himmelstein, M.D., and Adam Gaffney, M.D. | The Nation, August 10, 2018
    Last week, Charles Blahous at the Koch-funded Mercatus Center at George Mason University published a study suggesting that Bernie Sanders’s single-payer health-care plan would break the bank.

  • Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018
    By Dylan Scott | Vox, August 10, 2018
    The muscle of the health industry lobby — pharma, health plans, doctors, and hospitals — is gathering to stop single payer.

  • Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018
    By Ray Bellamy, M.D. | Tallahassee Democrat, August 7, 2018
    Health care is too expensive. We can nearly all agree on that. But the public knows its importance as well as its expense.

  • Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
    Heath care financing programs should be designed to enable individuals to have affordable access to the health care that they need. Medicaid is specifically designed to assist low-income individuals in obtaining that care who otherwise do not have the resources to pay for it.
  • Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018
    It is an unequivocal fact that a well designed, single payer, Medicare for All system, as proposed by Physicians for a National Health Program, would provide first-dollar, comprehensive coverage to everyone in the nation while making health care forever affordable for each one of us.
  • Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018
    Today's Opinion Newsletter distributed by the New York Times provides a nice, concise statement on why America needs Medicare for All, along with links to references.