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Hospital CEO Advocates Single Payer System

James Barba, CEO of Albany Medical Center, comments in today's Albany Times Union in favor of a single payer system:

There appears to be no debate whatever that our current means of delivering health care has become cripplingly expensive. To devote more than 16 percent (and climbing) of our gross domestic product to a single service, no matter how important, is not sustainable. Once we decide that we will have universal coverage, the only approach that will allow actual and substantial savings is a single payer.

Read the full piece here.

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