A single-payer health care system has both pluses and minuses for the doctors who would have to operate under the model, UMass Medical School health policy expert Katharine London, MS, told MedPage Today. London led the team that developed the Vermont single-payer financing model.
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October 30, 2015
This brief considers how the state government might use program waivers (Medicaid section 1115 and Affordable Care Act section 1332) as a policy tool to improve affordability and access for Connecticut residents.