Gerald Friedman, Economist, shows that removing the insurers in the only solution

Dr. Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economic, U Mass Amherst
Dr. Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics,  U Mass Amherst

 

Take it from an economist, Medicare for All is the most sensible way to fix health care

I’ve spent decades studying US health care. Time to get real: Medicare for All is the only reasonable path to controlling costs and covering everyone.

There is an instinct among political pundits to confuse caution for practicality — an assumption that those who advocate for incremental change are being reasonable, while those pushing for bold reforms aren’t. This is seen most starkly in the debate around health care reform, despite the fact that the “practical” pushers of limited reform fail to address the real problems in our health care system.

Full article:  https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/04/08/medicare-for-all-reasonable-practical-health-care-reform-column/3393034002/