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Single Payer Healthcare: Plausible Or A Pipe Dream?

With the failure of the Republican-led replacement to the Affordable Care Act, there’s now a renewed push for a single-payer healthcare system.

State senators Ricardo Lara and Toni Atkins recently authored Senate Bill 562, which would establish a single-payer system in the California.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will soon introduce legislation titled “Medicare for All” that would establish a similar system on the federal level.

The documentary “Now is the Time” explores the issues surrounding the American healthcare system and the need for a single player platform; it’s being screened in Auburn Thursday night.

The filmmakers join former Sacramento County Health Officer Glennah Trochet on Insight to explain why a single payer system must be adopted.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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