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"Single payer" is a system that replaces multiple private health insurance companies with a single public agency - like an improved Medicare-for-all program. 

  • It will cost far less than what Americans are paying now to private insurance companies - and provide more comprehensive care.

  • It will cover all medically necessary goods and services, including preventative care, hospital stays, mental health, reproductive health, dental and vision, and prescription drugs. 

  • Health care providers will remain private and they can go back to providing care instead of doing insurance company paperwork.

A national single payer program would be best, but Canada's nationwide program started in one province, Saskatchewan.  America's single payer system could start in Rhode Island!

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