SIGN UP for EPSPAN Emails  |  See the EPSPAN NEWS Page
Health Over Profit 102517

Single Payer Myths: Removing People From Employer Plans

from Health Over Profit
By Matt Bruenig for People’s Policy Project. Photo: Molly Adams / Flickr

Critics argue that single payer has a unique problem in that it would remove people from employer-provided health plans. … One remarkable aspect of this particular criticism (which I am going to call the “switching pain” criticism) is that it never seems to be fleshed out beyond a few sentences. I do not know why exactly this is. But one reason might be because, when you do so, the argument becomes totally indefensible. …

Read Single Payer Myths: Removing People From Employer Plans.