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New Release: A Human Rights Assessment of Single Payer Plans

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Publication Date: 
May 20, 2009

NESRI has released an in-depth analysis of four single-payer bills that are currently in the U.S. Congress and State Legislatures. The assessment measures the bills against human rights standards, and shows that single-payer plans are superior to market-based proposals because they go further towards creating a system that is universal, equitable and accountable to the people.

Read the assessment >>>Read the press release >>> Read a summary that explains the “single payer” approach and how it can contribute to realizing our human right to health care >>> Read a summary that analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of two key single payer bills >>> View the accompanying resource kit >>>

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