A Financial Argument For Universal Healthcare In The US

It’s all about efficiency, not ideology

Most of the arguments regarding the establishment of a universal healthcare system in the US are ideological. They focus on broad questions about the appropriate role of the federal government in addressing citizens’ needs, rather than the practical outcome that can be expected if a given policy is implemented.

I would argue that it’s time to put aside such ideological battles and get serious about spending healthcare dollars effectively. If we hope to tame healthcare…