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Single Payer News: September 30, 2018- October 6, 2018


Single Payer Healthcare Won’t Work
Courier Tribune (North Carolina)
Letter to the Editor (Matt Adams)
Oct. 6, 2018
NOTE: Mr. Adams previously led the North Carolina Federation of College Republicans


DOB Tells Agency Chiefs to Stay Frugal
State of Politics
Oct. 5, 2018
NOTE: State of Politics references a potential disruptive dynamic to the call for spending restraint should the state Senate majority shift and calls for single payer health care escalate.


Single Payer Healthcare Less Likely Disruptive; Better For Economy
Aspen Times
Opinion (Dr. George Bohmfalk)
October 4, 2018
NOTE: Dr. Bohmfalk is an active member of Physicians for a National Health Program (

Biz Council PAC Makes Legislative Endorsements
State of Politics
Analysis (Liz Benjamin)
Oct. 4, 2018
NOTE: In a State of Politics commentary, the Business Council’s opposition to a Single Payer modeled health plan is referenced.


A Minnesota Debate on Single Payer Health Care
Minnesota Public Radio
Oct. 3, 2018
NOTE: A debate and discussion involving State Senator (Minnesota) Jphn Marty and a colleague in the Senate, and medical Doctor Scott Jensen.

What’s Missing in the Health Care Debate
Roll Call
Opinion (David Winston)
Oct. 3, 2018
NOTE: Mr. Winston leads the Winston Group a consultant and advisor to Congressional Republicans. Previously he was director of planning for Speaker New Gingrich.

Roe Offers Scare Tactics on Single Payer Health Care
Johnson City Press (Tennessee)
Opinion (Judy Garland)
Oct. 3, 2018
NOTE: Ms. Garland is a health care activist from Johnson City. She writes to rebut to U.S. Representative Phil Roe’s (Tennessee – CD 1) opposition to a Single Payer Health system.


‘Medicare for All’ would boost health quality and affordability for all New Yorkers: View
Opinion (Madeline Zevon)
Oct. 2, 2018

Single Payer Healthcare has Disastrous Implications
Spring Hill News (Tennessee)
Letter to the Editor (Patsy Writesman)
Oct. 2, 2018

In Your Opinion: Support candidates who support NY Health Act
The Daily Star
Opinion (Lauren McClure)
Oct. 2, 2018

Our country Cannot Afford Single Payer Healthcare
WJLA-TV7 (ABC Affiliate – Washington DC)
Opinion (Boris Epshteyn)
Oct. 2, 2018

Connections: Michael Kracker, executive director of Unshackle Upstate
Oct. 2, 2018
NOTE: New Unshackle Upstate executive director Michael Kracker had a few brief mentions of single payer during his WXXI interview


New York Med Students Swoop in to Save Health Care
U.S. News
Oct. 1, 2018
NOTE: This piece was previously published by Kaiser Health News.

Collins Slams McMurray for Embracing Single Payer Health Care
Buffalo News
Column (Robert McCarthy)
Oct. 1, 2018

U.K.’s Health Care Horror Stories Ought to Curb Dems’ Enthusiasm for Single Payer
Opinion (Sally Pipes)
Oct. 1, 2018

Obama Flip-Flops on Single Payer
Investor’s Business Daily
Opinion (Sally Pipes)
Oct. 1, 2018

White Coats as Super Hero Capes – Med Students Swoop in to Save Health Care
Kaiser Health News
Oct. 1, 2018