Posted: Jun 22nd, 2011
Should universal care advocates bite their tongues on Single-payer?
Published: June 8, 2011
Don Bechler, who chairs another California-based single-payer advocacy group called Single Payer Now, elaborated: “Private insurance is bad for seniors. Seniors use the health care system the most, so the problems with the private insurance market affect them the most.”
“We’re advocating for a health care system that spends its money on health care, not on insurance companies,” Bechler continued. “We don’t want people to go without health care. If those aren’t AARP’s priorities, it makes you question whether they have the best interests of seniors at heart.”
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