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Single Payer: Illusion? Delusion? Solution?

Sat, August 31, 4:00 to 5:30pm, Hilton, Jay


This paper examines the policy implications of single payer proposals in the U.S. context especially from the standpoint of cost containment and coverage of both people and conditions. It also examines the political impediments to such a system as well as the significant transition costs, including transaction costs.