When I last wrote about Medicare For All, I had some critical things to say about its feasibility and affordability. I wrote that in order to finance the system the government would need to greatly raise taxes on middle income, such as through regressive payroll taxes. Here I will demonstrate what I consider to be … Continue reading The Least Unforgiving M4A Fiscal Scenario
I'm going to get straight to the point. How much would it cost for the state of California to fund a "Medicare-for-All" single-payer healthcare system? Well, the short answer is that in 2019 it would've cost approximately $240 billion, or about 7.5% of gross state product. But Please don't close out just yet! You should … Continue reading How Much Would It Cost for California To Adopt a Single-Payer Health Care System?