Americans don’t yet know whether they really support single-payer
Original story at Vox• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago
Vox 2 weeks ago
The Medicare-for-all train is picking up steam. Fifteen Senate Democrats are co-sponsoring Bernie Sanders’s single-payer health care bill. Several of them look like presidential contenders. Now more than ever, universal single-payer health care is being treated as a viable policy idea in the United States — in part because it is an increasingly politically popular one. But the American public is notoriously fickle when it comes to health care: Just look at how the Affordable Care Act’s approval lagged, right up until Republicans tried to repeal it. So does the public really want single-payer health care? “I think the honest ...