Dr. Andy Coates is president of Physicians for a National Health Program. Dr. Coates is chief of hospital medicine at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York, and an assistant professor of medicine and psychiatry at Albany Medical College.
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Vermont's Governor Sadly Has It Wrong. Now IS the Time for Single-Payer Everywhere
On Wednesday, Vermont’s governor, after campaigning for single payer for years, announced that he would not work to pass single-payer legislation in Vermont this year. “Single payer” is shorthand for a reform that will replace the present wasteful and chaotic system of private health insurance,...