by CNA/NNOC - Shum Preston
Wed Jan 10, 2007 at 10:54:32 AM PST
The love child of Rube Goldberg and Hillarycare, also known as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s health care plan, continues to dominate the national health-care debates. Some background.
One day removed from the unveiling of this incredibly complex legislation, here’s the single-payer analysis: if this behemoth is what’s needed to keep the current health care system limping along, than the simplicity, elegance, and proven merit of a single-payer health care system becomes THE obvious alternative. In other single-payer news, health care costs remain out-of-control, the Presidential candidates will have to make peace with universal health care, and voices in the states continue their push for single-payer.
Brought to you by the National Nurses Organizing Committee as we organize to make 2007 the Year of Single-Payer Healthcare.