single-payer


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single-payer

(sĭng′gəl-pā′ər)
adj.
Relating to or being a health care system in which a single entity, usually the government, collects all fees and pays all costs for health care services.
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By switching to a single-payer system, they would decrease their costs by eliminating copays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket expenses, while reducing their premiums by pooling everyone in America together.
The Council recommends the federal government work in partnership with provincial and territorial governments to establish a universal, single-payer public system of prescription drug coverage in Canada to ensure everyone has access to the drugs they need to maintain their physical and mental health.
The aim of my research was purposely narrow: not to opine on the merits or demerits of single-payer health care itself, but to estimate its effect on the federal budget.
government could move to a single-payer system and eliminate all forms of individual, employer-based and commercial health insurance, it should consolidate all the various payer systems the government now attempts to run.
Some single-payer proposals use the term "exchange rates," which for the uninformed means Medicaid rates.
I think single-payer proponents will get more traction at the national level, because we already have a public/private program, Medicare, that is functioning relatively well and can be expanded incrementally to include more people.
A single-payer health care plan could expand coverage for all New York State residents, but would require significant new tax revenue, according to an analysis released today by the RAND Corporation and the New York State Health Foundation.
The New York State Health Foundation last December commissioned the nonprofit to evaluate savings, costs and feasibility of the New York Health Act single-payer proposal.
Activists have been pushing for single-payer for decades, but it seemed hopeless until very recently.
But as Trump tries to sabotage Obamacare, DeMoro--pitchfork in hand--is leading the counteroffensive in California, pushing single-payer health care in a campaign she hopes will offer a blueprint for how progressives can defeat the gop.
Diko leader and presidential candidate Nicolas Papadopoulos tried to undermine the single-payer element of the national health system (Gesy) voted into law last June following meetings with insurance companies, Akel leader Andros Kyprianou said on Friday.
It is so frustrating to listen to American legislators talk about the benefits of "single-payer healthcare for all" and not hear anyone challenge them on the fate of Charlie Gard, the boy U.K.

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