How To Achieve Single-Payer Health Care

Posted by | March 8, 2010 21:35 | Filed under: Top Stories

Jon Walker at FireDogLake notes that there’s a section in the Senate health care bill called “Waiver for State Innovation.”

…that will allow states to opt out of the current reform structure if they can provide the same level of care for the same amount or cheaper with a different plan. Given how poorly designed the Senate bill is, that shouldn’t be hard on a policy level. In theory, this could allow for state-based single payer plans, and reconciliation could deal with two major problems with the provision.

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