SINGLE PAYER VIABLE SOLUTION TO COSTLY HEALTH CARE

Dr. Philip Caper cites the high cost of medical care in the U.S. He starts with the "Cliff-notes" of U.S. history contributing to the dilemma. Then he moves to the additional work needed for the Affordable Care Act to confront this situation. In his op-ed "The Business Interests Behind America's Costly Medical Care" he focuses on the experimentation by states that begins in 2017 as the means to control costs, noting that Vermont is taking steps towards single payer and Maine is taking steps to emulate them. The piece published in The Bangor Daily News on 4-17-14 has been picked up by others. LEARN MORE

Posted on April 18, 2014 .