James Kahn

James G. Kahn, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Global Health Services, and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, all at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also past president of the California chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program.

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From our fragmented and dysfunctional insurance, step up to universal access to care. (Photo: NNU) Views
Friday, April 05, 2019
Why Single-Payer Would Improve California Health Care
How to achieve universal health insurance in California? In our super-progressive, supermajority Democratic state, that’s the health policy question of the day. Not if we should lead the way on universal coverage, but how. Recently, UC Berkeley economists proposed a solution, dubbed California...
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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Winning Medicare for All? "I Like Our Chances"
In his recent Time magazine article , Steven Brill paints a vivid and rather depressing picture of the perverse malfunctioning of our health care system – overpriced and technology-addicted – and he acknowledges some of the advantages of Medicare.
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