The economics of single payer health care

June 27th, 2012 by Sylvia Moore Leave a reply »

The following interview with Massachusetts economist Gerald Friedman provides a great explanation of how a single payer plan would be much more economically efficient than our current for-profit system. Also, read Friedman’s excellent article for the web site Dollars and Sense. Since our California legislators are so concerned about closing a $16 billion budget hole, wouldn’t it make sense to put in place an idea that has been proven to save a lot of money? But I guess it’s just easier for them to fight over taxes.

Sylvia@californiaonecare.org

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