StrategyNew Single-Payer Bill Intensifies Newsom's Political Peril
While the measure does not assign a price tag to the overhaul, a separate single-payer bill that failed in 2017...
FinanceCapping Out-of-Network Payments Could Save as Much as Medicare-for-All
Under the strictest cap on out-of-network charges, in-network negotiated hospital prices could fall by $124 billion per year.
StrategyInsurers Sank Connecticut's 'Public Option.' Would A National Version Survive?
The stunning 2019 defeat of a plan to implement such a policy in Connecticut shows how difficult it may be...
InnovationCalifornia Reopens The Single-Payer Debate
Gov. Gavin Newsom's Healthy California for All Commission will gather near the Capitol for its inaugural meeting.
StrategyAmerican College of Physicians Backs Medicare for All, Public Option
The physicians organization believes either approach can result in universal healthcare coverage.
FinanceHealth Reform Proposals Could Reduce Spending, But Not Without Price Regulation
A Commonwealth Fund study looked at eight health insurance reform options and the potential impact on the industry.
Strategy27% Support Medicare for All, Though Most Need More Info
A Commonwealth Fund survey found 40% of adults need more information about Medicare for All to form an opinion.
How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail
As the debate continues, one point should be clear: Medicare for All would not look like the ACA or like...
FinanceCBO Balks on Cost Estimate for Single Payer System
A new report says transitioning the nation's $3.5 trillion healthcare system to a single-payer system 'could be complicated, challenging, and...
FinanceMedicare for All Could Reduce Hospital Revenues by 16%
Medicare for All could have consequential repercussions for hospital finances, according to a new JAMA report.
Progressives Tout 'Medicare-For-All' But States Eye 'Medicaid Buy-In'
As 'Medicare-for-all' has become a rallying cry for progressive Democrats, several states are looking at offering consumers a government-sponsored plan...
StrategySingle-Payer Healthcare is Not 'One-Size-Fits-All'
As some federal lawmakers and state legislatures consider implementing a single-payer healthcare system, there are numerous options across the spectrum...