Raising Women’s Voices

Single-Payer Health Care Would Stimulate Economy

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on January 15, 2009

Author John Nichols points out that the discussion of economic recovery and health reform should really be apart of the same conversation. A recent study by the National Nurses Organizing Committee/California Nurses Association reveals that single-payer health care could create 2.6 million new jobs and introduce nearly $317 billion of revenue into the economy. The report also noted that $100 billion would be added to employee compensation and bring $44 billion in tax revenues.

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