House Dems Ask CBO To Study Single Payer As Precursor To Hearings

January 08, 2019
House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) asked the Congressional Budget Office to study the design and policy implications of developing a single-payer health care system. While the request does not focus on any one proposal, Yarmouth said that CBO’s input would provide fodder for the upcoming House hearings on Medicare for All. In a Tuesday (Jan. 8) letter, Yarmouth asks CBO to focus its report on how a single-payer system could be administered, issues associated with coverage eligibility and...

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