With a single payer system, no one coping with Coronavirus has to be concerned about the cost of testing, medication or getting care; all patients can get the care they need quickly and either free or at a low cost. During this COVID-19 pandemic, countries with universal healthcare have been able to act more efficiently and effectively than here in the United States.
"Having a healthcare system that's a public strategic asset rather than a business run for profit allows for a degree of coordination and optimal use of resources." David Fisman, University of Toronto
Public Health Experts: Single-Payer Systems Coping With Coronavirus More Effectively Than For-Profit Model Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams