Tuesday, May 5, 2009

A Moral Imperative

Only a true single-payer system (“Everybody in, nobody out”) can yield the administrative savings — estimated at $400 billion annually — needed to provide comprehensive, affordable care to everyone.

Placebos that preserve the role of the private health insurance industry, ... with or without a public option, can’t even come close to these results.

Adoption of a publicly financed health care system has become an economic and moral imperative.

Quentin D. Young, M.D., M.A.C.P.
National coordinator
Physicians for a National Health Program

Quoted from a letter to the editor, Politico 05/05/09.

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