Single-Payer Isn’t Dead, It’s In Hibernation, Supporters Insist
With the immediate threat of repeal gone, here's a look at whether some people still think single-payer legislation is necessary in California.
California’s Ambitious Single-Payer Plan Isn’t Dead — Yet
Despite rumors of its death, the Healthy California Act, a bill that would create a massive single-payer insurance system for nearly all 39 million Golden State residents, is alive and, in the eyes of its supporters, imperative. It is just waiting for enough political will to bring it back for hearings after the Legislature reconvenes Aug. 21, and passage later this year. (Clark, 8/10)