- Low or no deductibles
- Minimum or no co-pays
- A limit on total out-of-pocket costs
- Access to any doctor or hospital they choose
- No interference by a third-party in the health care recommended by their health care provider
- Coverage for any and all health care needs, including preventive and routine primary care
- The highest quality care possible
- Unrestricted access to prescription medications
- The current tax benefits afforded to employer-based insurance
- Low “affordable” premiums subsidized by some entity with minimal future increases
There are only a couple of problems:
Several of the above are mutually exclusive.
Not even the most robust single-payer system can deliver on the above.
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