19 of 22 Studies Show Single-payer Would Save Money During First Year and More Over Time

19 of 22 Studies Show Single-payer Would Save Money During First Year and More Over Time “..To estimate what would happen if the United States adopted a single payer system, researchers from UCSF, UCLA and UC Berkeley examined 22 economic analyses by government, business and academic organizations of national and state-level single payer plans, including […]

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Analytic Consensus that Single-payer would Reduce Health Expenditures while Providing High-quality Insurance to All in U.S.

Analytic Consensus that Single-payer would Reduce Health Expenditures while Providing High-quality Insurance to All in U.S. Background “The United States is the only high-income nation without universal, government-funded or -mandated health insurance employing a unified payment system. The US multi-payer system leaves residents uninsured or underinsured, despite overall healthcare costs far above other nations. Single-payer […]

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Medicare for All would Lead to Income Gains for Majority of Working People

Medicare for All would Lead to Income Gains for Majority of Working People “Many people believe that the United States has a progressive tax system: you pay more, as a fraction of your income, as you earn more. In fact, if you allocate the total official tax take of the United States across the population, […]

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Households Earning $30k to $130k would save the Most Money with NIMA

Households Earning $30k to $130k Would Save the Most Money with NIMA “Improved Medicare for All will redistribute income by reducing the burden of health-care costs on the sick and disabled, redistributing the burden of health-care finance from lump-sum payment insurance premiums to tax payments associated with income.51 The redistributive effect will depend, of course, […]

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Savings Dramatically Reduce Need For Additional Revenues

Savings Dramatically Reduce the Need for Additional Revenues   “..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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Simplified Administration Could Save Over $500 Billion Per Year

Simplified Administration Could Save Over $500 Billion Per Year “Around one-third of U.S. health care dollars are spent on administrative functions, including insurance company overhead; administrative costs of hospitals, practitioners, nursing homes and other providers; and costs incurred by employers in managing their workers’ benefits. Studies have routinely found that the United States has the […]

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Well-Designed Medicare for All Saves Money

A Well-Designed Medicare for All System Saves Money “A well-designed Medicare-for-All system would create enough savings that even a significant increase in the amount of care rendered would be more than offset. This would be achieved by reducing administrative waste, harnessing the federal government’s negotiating power to bring down the price of care, setting global budgets […]

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