BHN exclusive: Single payer v. mandated insurance debated in Massachusetts

Some video quotes from the May 30  “Massachusetts Teach-in on Health Reform: Massachusetts Reform as a National Model? ” at Harvard Medical School. Find more video from the conference here.

Dr. Steffie Woolhandler of Physicians for a National Health Plan on single payer gaining momentum. 

6/8 Update:  The meeting Dr. Woolhandler refers to between Single Payer advocates and Sen. Baucus took place on 6/3.   Her husband and PNHP partner, Dr. David Himmelstein attended.  Click here more on that meeting.

 

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Jarrett Barrios, former State Sentator and executive director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, on the success of the Mass plan, aka Chapter 58.

Find more video from the conference here.

(For a round up of recent Boston news,  see my fresh posting on Mass Device.com.)

All video ©  Boston Health News.

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5 Responses to “BHN exclusive: Single payer v. mandated insurance debated in Massachusetts”

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    [...] and the congressional leadership is a virtual clone of the Massachusetts plan,” said Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-founder of Physicians for a National Health [...]

  3. Grayson: “I’ll apologize to the dead.” Cites Single Payer Activist’s Study on House Floor - Steve_Foley’s blog - RedState Says:

    [...] Dr. Andrew Wilper is clearly pushing an agenda and co-author Dr. Steffie Woolhandler has been a single payer activist for decades pushing universal health care. Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, study co-author, professor of [...]

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