Daily Archives: January 14, 2019

Robert N. Pollin, Distinguished Professor in economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, is the lead author of a report saying that implementing a “Medicare for All” single-payer health care system could reduce the nation’s health care costs by nearly 10 percent and provide medical coverage for everyone.

Robert N. Pollin, Distinguished Professor in economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, is the lead author of a report saying that implementing a “Medicare for All” single-payer health care system could reduce the nation’s health care costs by nearly 10 percent and provide medical coverage for everyone. The proposal calls for eliminating private insurance companies and getting savings from reducing redundant administrative expenses. The co-authors of the report are PERI researchers James Heintz, Peter Arno, Jeannette Wicks-Lim and Michael Ash. (Recorder, 1/11/19)