Single-Payer Would Devastate The Economy

This is the fundamental problem with Pete Sheehey’s proposals for universal healthcare.

BY ROGER STARK — A single-payer system sounds like a simple solution to the U.S. health care problem. The reality is far different.

A single-payer system sounds like a simple solution to the U.S. health care problem. The reality is far different. Fundamentally, a single-payer system centralizes all health care with the government, is far too expensive, and limits access to health care by rationing. Instead of patients and doctors making key decisions, bureaucrats get to make those life and death choices about the kind and amount of health care people receive.

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