Simply throwing more of our tax dollars for increased payments to hospitals and health care providers is like painting over the rusty spots on your car so it can pass inspection.
single-payer health care
Former Democratic Majority Whip Tess Taylor, will leave her current position with single-payer advocacy group Vermont Coalition for Universal Reform (Vermont CURE) after the Nov. 4 election. Taylor, a three-term representative from Barre, resigned from the legislature in March to join the group. Bram Kleppner, chair of the Vermont CURE board, told Vermont Public Radio […]
The move to single payer should not be abandoned because of the current bureaucratic website nightmare.
Vermont Leads, a single-payer advocacy group, announced Wednesday a list of candidates it has endorsed for the General Election. The organization is backing 61 incumbents and 12 challengers in House races, as well as 16 incumbents in the Senate and six challengers. “On Election Day, I believe the vast majority of Vermonters are going to […]
The state is looking to quash Rep. Cynthia Browning’s efforts to get a sneak peak at the governor’s single-payer financing plans before January, when he is expected to present it to lawmakers. The Attorney General’s Office filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit Browning brought this year, arguing that the documents are privileged […]
The original plan was to make health care universal, make it affordable, and disconnect it from employment. I suspect most Vermonters can unite around such a plan.
The problem with any government-run system is that the bureaucrats running that system are not accountable to the people being served by that system.
Over the years, I’ve had plenty to say about the problems with our health care system. … Some people have asked me a fair question: “What would you do?”
Understanding that premium financing is not taboo should be a source of liberation for the discussion how to finance Green Mountain Care.
Before it is too late, Vermont’s single payer push must be re-examined.