Following the release of the Republican House Health Plan, Dr. Adam Gaffney from Physicians for a National Health Plan talks about the future of health insurance in the U.S. Recent reports by the CBO state that 24 million people will lose insurance under this plan, and cuts to funds for Medicaid will squeeze the less […]
Is “Medicare for All” dead? Dr. Don McCanne of Physicians for a National Health Plan hopes not. He talks with Jan Miyasaki about upcoming Republican plans to revoke Obamacare and sometime in the future replace it with a as-yet undisclosed replacement. Dr. McCanne believes that more people could be served with a single-payer system.
Can we afford 20% administrative overhead in healthcare? Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, practicing physician and co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program discusses how a single-payer healthcare system, a.k.a. “Medicare for all”, can help insure everyone with only a 2% overhead, using models already in use in other countries.