Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System

May 5, 2019

Congressional interest in substantially increasing the number of people who have health insurance has grown in recent years. Some Members of Congress have proposed establishing a single-payer health care system to achieve universal health insurance coverage. In this report, the Congressional Budget Office describes the primary features of single-payer systems, as well as some of the key considerations for designing such a system in the United States.

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