False Promises: What Single-Payer Fails to Deliver
Published July 27, 2020
Though many believe socialized medicine will keep health care costs low, single-payer systems rarely deliver on their promises. Compare, for example, the availability of new cancer drugs in America with that in European countries with single-payer health care. Free markets have fewer restrictions than socialized medicine does, leading to more rapid adoption and better health outcomes.
- What does single-payer health care promise? What does it deliver?
- How can we improve health care coverage without moving to a single-payer system?