Expect Single-Payer Debate To Come Roaring Back After Shaking Up Calif. Politics Last Year
Even though single-payer legislation was shelved in 2017 because of a lack of details on how to pay for the system, it's anywhere but on the back burner for many in California.
Los Angeles Times:
Get Ready For A Revived Brawl Over Single-Payer Healthcare In California
Whether it was bracing for a possible repeal of Obamacare or pondering an ambitious single-payer program that would overhaul how California provided medical care to its residents, the issue of healthcare kept politicians and policy wonks busy in 2017. That’s not likely to let up in 2018. ... Here’s a primer on the healthcare agenda in California politics. (Mason, 12/28)