Medicare for All: Dr. Geyman

This is the best article I have read regarding why we need Medicare for all:

“According to Dr. Geyman, “The ACA’s fundamental flaw is that it props up an inefficient and exploitative private health insurance industry while not recognizing that deregulated markets can’t fix systemic problems of access, costs, quality, equity, accountability and sustainability.” In Dr. Geyman’s view, this flows from the political fact that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was “crafted in large part by corporate stakeholders who are themselves responsible for the high costs of U.S. health care.”

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  1. marc says:

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    John Geyman, MD is Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine from 1976 to 1990. As a family physician with over 25 years in academic medicine, he has also practiced in rural communities for 13 years. He was the founding editor of The Journal of Family Practice (1973 to 1990) and the editor of The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice from 1990 to 2003. His most recent books are Health Care in America: Can Our Ailing System Be Healed? (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002), The Corporate Transformation of Health Care: Can the Public Interest Still Be Served? (Springer Publishing Company, 2004), Falling Through the Safety Net: Americans Without Health Insurance (Common Courage Press, 2005), Shredding the Social Contract: The Privatization of Medicare (Common Courage Press, 2006), and The Corrosion of Medicine: Can the Profession Reclaim its Moral Legacy? (Common Courage Press, 2008), Dr. Geyman served as President of Physicians for a National Health Program from 2005 to 2007 and is a member of the Institute of Medicine.
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