Single payer vs. multi-payers under universal health coverage
ABA Health eSOURCE
Volume 4, Issue 10
When government interventions are introduced, it appears that in addition to cost-containment, potential improvements in paying for quality of care, and reductions in cream-skimming can be accomplished in a multi-payer system. In contrast, inefficiencies are still inherent in a single-payer system. If Governmental reforms in the multi-payer system can be successfully accomplished, as they have been in Israel and the Netherlands, the directions for the U.S. health system may be somewhat clearer.
Greenberg, A. (2008). Single payer vs. multi-payers under universal health coverage. ABA Health eSOURCE, 4(10).