Thursday, August 28, 2008

Hartmann Takes on Sham Statewide Universal Health Care Plans

Air America's Thom Hartmann featured an interview from's Benjamin Day, an action group advocating a single payer health care plan for all.

The problem with state universal health plans: universal coverage written in part by the insurance industry and their inclusion in any plan, eventual capping of enrollment and lack of cost controls.

The solution, again, is single payer health care and the complete removal of the insurance industry as the middleman. Just to confuse us all, and to present an alternative view, here's a recent NY Times Story on the success of the Massachusettes plan, despite escalating costs.

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