Failure to Directly Finance Universal Coverage is Cause of Many of the Problems of U.S. Healthcare System

Failure to Directly Finance Universal Coverage is Cause of Many of the Problems of U.S. Healthcare System “The U.S. health care system often works well for persons with financial means and for many providers, but several countries achieve better outcomes at lower costs. This series of articles describes a vision and makes important recommendations to […]

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Current Healthcare Revenues Would Be Funneled into NIMA

Current Healthcare Revenues Would Be Funneled into NIMA β€œ..The program would be supported using currently dedicated revenues and additional taxes. Available revenues include federal funds committed to Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal programs, plus state revenues currently paid into the Medicaid system and those dedicated to school health and other state programs..” “Currently available funding […]

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Savings Dramatically Reduce Need For Additional Revenues

Savings Dramatically Reduce the Need for Additional Revenues   β€œ..Overall, the ten-year national savings on health-care expenditures range from a low of over $6 trillion to a high of over $13 trillion. In every model tested, Improved Medicare for All is cheaper than the current system even while providing improved health care. The savings dramatically […]

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Reducing Bureaucratic Waste Would Save $140 Billion Annually

Reducing Bureaucratic Waste Would Save $140 Billion Annually β€œThe fiscal case for NHI arises from the observation that bureaucracy now consumes nearly 30% of our health care budget, as well as the fact that this enormous bureaucratic burden is a peculiarly American phenomenon. Our biggest HMOs keep 20%, even 25%, of premiums for their overhead […]

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