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CBO’s Report On Single-Payer Health Care Holds More Questions Than Answers

Progressive Democrats have rallied around “Medicare-for-all,” a single-payer health plan popularized by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Now, some of Washington’s official bean counters are trying to add a new framework around what it might look like. The picture they offer highlights just how complicated that shift might be. A report released Wednesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office outlined a veritable laundry list of options and technicalities lawmakers would need to consider if they are serious about such a proposal. “The conversation about single-payer is getting more in the weeds, more detailed, which is a good thing because it’s such a comp...

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