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The Demise of Vermont's Single-Payer Plan

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  • John E. McDonough, Dr.P.H., M.P.A.

Last December, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin ended a 4-year initiative to create a single-payer health care system. The plan was abandoned because of legitimate political considerations, and any other state considering single payer will face similar obstacles.

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From the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston.

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