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I am not mentioning anything - just stating what the poll showed - they like single payer - but it will not affect them.

 

Think proponents better get to work - OH, but maybe they don't - keep 'em dumb and they will be for it since they think it does not affect them.

 

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@GailL1 wrote:

 

People make opinion options based on what they THINK about something - The opinion doesn't have to be correct in scope, coverage or cost - just what they THINK.

 


Just as you seem to do.


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@Centristsin2010 wrote:


HA, HA, HA, HA . . . . . . Woman LOL. . . . . . Woman LOL

 

?????  What's with the laughter, Gail?  Seems a little odd and misplaced to me.  Are you laughing because you "found somethinG' that you never mentioned before?  Or that others weren't aware of it?  Odd...

 

Certainly as bright as you are, you know we've never had a single-payer system before and it's most likely new "insurance arrangements" would be created if a single-payor system was ever put into place.



Seems to me, to be FOR or AGAINST something that you at least would have to understand the basic concept especially for something like a single payer system.

 

People make opinion options based on what they THINK about something - The opinion doesn't have to be correct in scope, coverage or cost - just what they THINK.

 

 

 

 

 

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You forgot to mention that the "large tax increase" would be cheaper than what insurance policies cost. You forgot to mention that taking the burden of health care from employers would be a tremendously good thing. You forgot to mention that a single payer for Americans would lower health care costs per person in America. You forgot to mention that a single payer plan would eliminate the costs of health care for federal and state workers, including our elected state and federal officials. You forgot to mention that a single payer would eliminate the costs of health care for our military, both active and retired. You failed to mention that a single payer would eliminate the cost and the tax for Medicare and Medicaid.  You also failed to mention that the "trade-offs" would result in better health care for all Americans, a healthier nation, the ability for individuals to see any health care provider that they choose to nation-wide, and less money spent overall per person for health care.

 

Most people seem to know at least some of theses things which explains why so many support a single payer universal health care plan. The confusion about keeping the insurance one has through their unemployment would be an easy things to fix and may result in even more people supporting a single payer plan.

 

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@GailL1 wrote:

Just catching up on some of my reading and found this to be absolutely funny.

So much for what people think and IMO the way they vote too ~

 

Axios - 11/02/2017 - One big thing people don’t know about single payer

 by Drew Altman -

 

It is generally assumed that the biggest obstacle to a national health plan like Medicare for All will be the large tax increase needed to pay for it. But new polling shows another challenge: Almost half of the American people don't know that they would have to change their current health insurance arrangements if there was a single-payer plan.

 

The details: Overall, the general idea of a national health plan is pretty popular, with 53% of the American people favoring a national health plan — 30% strongly favoring it and 23% somewhat favoring it. On the other side, 31% strongly oppose it and 13% somewhat oppose it. Democrats and Republicans split on the idea, as expected.

 

But as the chart shows, somehow, 47% of the American people think they would be able to keep their current health insurance — even though a single payer Medicare for All style plan would do away with employer-based insurance.

  • 52% of Democrats, the group most supportive of single payer as an idea, think they will be able to keep their plan.
  • Notably, 44% of people with employer-based insurance think they would be able to keep their current plan.

The bottom line: There is no sweeping health reform plan without tradeoffs, as we learned with both the ACA and the Republican repeal-and-replace plans. The fact that so many people don't know that a national health plan would require them to change their insurance arrangements underscores the challenge of making the transition from a popular idea to a reality for a single-payer national health plan.

 

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?????  What's with the laughter, Gail?  Seems a little odd and misplaced to me.  Are you laughing because you "found somethinG' that you never mentioned before?  Or that others weren't aware of it?  Odd...

 

Certainly as bright as you are, you know we've never had a single-payer system before and it's most likely new "insurance arrangements" would be created if a single-payor system was ever put into place.



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Just catching up on some of my reading and found this to be absolutely funny.

So much for what people think and IMO the way they vote too ~

 

Axios - 11/02/2017 - One big thing people don’t know about single payer

 by Drew Altman -

 

It is generally assumed that the biggest obstacle to a national health plan like Medicare for All will be the large tax increase needed to pay for it. But new polling shows another challenge: Almost half of the American people don't know that they would have to change their current health insurance arrangements if there was a single-payer plan.

 

The details: Overall, the general idea of a national health plan is pretty popular, with 53% of the American people favoring a national health plan — 30% strongly favoring it and 23% somewhat favoring it. On the other side, 31% strongly oppose it and 13% somewhat oppose it. Democrats and Republicans split on the idea, as expected.

 

But as the chart shows, somehow, 47% of the American people think they would be able to keep their current health insurance — even though a single payer Medicare for All style plan would do away with employer-based insurance.

  • 52% of Democrats, the group most supportive of single payer as an idea, think they will be able to keep their plan.
  • Notably, 44% of people with employer-based insurance think they would be able to keep their current plan.

The bottom line: There is no sweeping health reform plan without tradeoffs, as we learned with both the ACA and the Republican repeal-and-replace plans. The fact that so many people don't know that a national health plan would require them to change their insurance arrangements underscores the challenge of making the transition from a popular idea to a reality for a single-payer national health plan.

 

HA, HA, HA, HA . . . . . . Woman LOL. . . . . . Woman LOL

 

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