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Why didn’t NETWORK support a “single-payer” healthcare reform plan?

While we believe that a single-payer (e.g. “Medicare for all”) system could be a very effective way to provide universal healthcare coverage, we understood that there was not enough support for a single-payer plan to get it passed in Congress. We advocated a “public option” but there was not even enough support to get that passed. We lobbied for a bill that could meet our goals of affordable, accessible, quality healthcare.