Comparing Single-Payer with the Public Option
There has been considerable confusion about the differences between single-payer healthcare, which Healthcare-NOW! supports, and the healthcare reform options, including President Obama’s “public option,” being introduced by the House and Senate.
So we’ve collected the following resources to clarify the difference:
More of the Same Is Not Health Care Reform, It’s a Placebo – By Leonard Rodberg, PhD
Hold out for single payer – By Nick Skala
Bait and switch: How the “public option” was sold – By Kip Sullivan
Dr. Len Rodberg, of Physicians for a National Health Program, made a great presentation on single-payer and the “public option” at a teach-in in New York City.