Some See Single-Payer As Solution To Health Law Cuts, But Others Are Skeptical
The state has long toyed with moving to a single-payer system, in which residents pay into an agency that essentially functions as an insurance company.
Los Angeles Times:
With Obamacare In Jeopardy, California Considers Going It Alone With 'Single-Payer' System
With President Trump now vowing to put forward a replacement for the Affordable Care Act in March, some California politicians and healthcare advocates are once again promoting the idea of a state-run “single-payer” system that operates like Medicare. Backers say the uncertainty surrounding Trump’s promise to repeal Obamacare presents California with a chance to rethink how healthcare is delivered to its 39 million residents. (Karlamangla, 2/26)