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Top 10 reasons for single-payer healthcare

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Here’s a pretty sharp summary of single-payer healthcare benefits from the California Nurses Association:

Top 10 Reasons For Enacting a

Single Payer Healthcare System

1. Everybody in, nobody out. Universal means access to healthcare for everyone, period — the desire of 81% of all Californians, as reported in a January, 2007 Field Poll.

2. Portability. Even if you are unemployed, or lose or change your job, your health coverage goes with you.

3. Uniform benefits. No Cadillac plans for the wealthy and Moped plans for everyone else, with high deductibles, limited services, caps on payments for care, and no protection in the event of a catastrophe. One level of comprehensive care no matter what size your wallet. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Monte

October 1, 2007 at 8:50 pm