The Democratic presidential primary might feel like a lifetime ago, but one important storyline in that race was health care — specifically single-payer health care, or the policy that the government should offer universal health insurance to everyone in the country. The nomination of now-President Biden, who opposed single-payer health care during the primary, has put single-payer health […]More … Continue reading More States Are Proposing Single-Payer Health Care. Why Aren’t They Succeeding? — HENRY KOTULA
Conscience, Miranov, 2015 Abortion is a stumbling block to healthcare reform. Fear that a government-financed system would trample over individuals’ convictions about abortion is one of the most impassioned objections to reform. Is there a way to honor strong values for and against abortion within a reformed system? This post will explore conscientious objection as … Continue reading Abortion & Healthcare Reform: A Matter of Conscience?
William Hsiao PhD, Professor of Economics Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health … Continue reading Healthcare Reform: The Perfect or Politically Possible?
Lawrence I. Bonchek MD, FACC, FACS Editor … Continue reading Single Payer Healthcare: More Counter-Arguments and Rebuttals
Philosophers debating healthcare reform in ancient Greece The most recent post at Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog was the first of a two-part review of the best counter-arguments against single-payer healthcare financing. We claimed that all of these counter-arguments are well intended. Some are well taken. Some require hard choices. But some are based on faulty … Continue reading Best Arguments Against Single-Payer Healthcare — and Rebuttals, Part 2