Wednesday, May 27, 2009

A Human Rights Assessment of Single Payer Plans

The National Economic & Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) has released an in-depth analysis of four single-payer bills that are currently in the U.S. Congress and State Legislatures. The assessment measures the bills against human rights standards, and shows that single-payer plans are superior to market-based proposals because they go further towards creating a system that is universal, equitable and accountable to the people.

Read the report here [PDF]

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