Analysis of 30 Years of Single-Payer Research Shows Medicare for All Would Absolutely Save US Money

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    https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/15/analysis-30-years-single-payer-research-shows-medicare-all-would-absolutely-save-us

    ]”Even though they start with different single designs and modeling assumptions, the vast majority of these studies all come to the same conclusion,” said UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies professor James G. Kahn. “This suggests that fears that a single-payer system would increase costs are likely misplaced.”

    In comment to Common Dreams, Cai expressed hope that “public officials will draw on this research to spread accurate information.”

    “It’s natural for the public to be skeptical of change and debate is healthy,” said Cai. “Yet as physicians and researchers we want the discussion to be evidence-based, and we want the best for our patients.”

    Dr. Adam Gaffney, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, which advocates for Medicare for All, told Common Dreams that the costliest system is the current one.

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    All 22 M4A plans in this research study would reduce costs within 10 years, most would begin to show savings within the 1st year.

     

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