March 21, 2019
Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s (D-WA) bill, which calls for a rapid, two-year transition onto a public health plan, is the latest effort to transition the U.S. to a single-payer healthcare system. Critics quickly pointed to the absence of a financing plan, which Jayapal countered by saying she’ll release a separate list of potential ways to fund this transition. Options include a tax on the wealthy or requiring employers to pay into the system.
Coming soon! Be on the lookout for an updated version of our Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI) webpage on ciab.com. The update will include the latest news, resources and insights from PAHCF, our members and others in the industry on collective efforts to strengthen and support ESI.