HealthConnections: What is Single Payer?
Let's save health care!
That's where the country is right now. Polls show Americans generally agree health options, coverage and care could stand a good spruce-up (or even a major renovation). But how, and by how much, are open questions that, for now, have no clear answers either among the public or among elected officials. One proposal is called the single-payer option. But what IS single-payer, and how does it work?