There are many options that claim to be answer to our troubled and costly healthcare system, but a single-payer plan that is publicly funded is the only solution. Our current corporatized model is the reason why so many Americans are calling for reform as the only means to repair our dysfunctional healthcare system.
The United States spends more on healthcare than most countries, yet the cost individuals pay continues to rise. This has become more of a political issue than anything else, which is simply unacceptable, as reported in the Health Affairs Journal.
Medicare For All: The Social Transformation Of US Health Care Peter S. Arno and Philip Caper, Health Affairs