Hey President Biden! The Evidence Keeps Piling Up

By Michael Lighty

Whether its recent peer-reviewed studies or the Congressional Budget Office showing the savings generated by Medicare for All, or showing the inadequacies of private health insurance, evidence for the effectiveness of “single-payer” healthcare financing continues to grow.

We hear much these days about following the data and science. Facts matter.

We can quantify the wasted dollars going to unnecessary paperwork, and what that paperwork does: delay and deny care. We know how much money the largest health insurance company diverted from health services last year as profit. …

Michael Lighty

Founding Fellow, The Sanders Institute; Former Director of Public Policy, National Nurses United.

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