Debate: Our Health Care System at the Cross Roads -- Single Payer or Market Reform? | National Center for Policy Analysis | NCPA

Debate: Our Health Care System at the Cross Roads -- Single Payer or Market Reform?

In the 1940s, two decisions by federal agencies laid the foundation for the employer-based health care financing system that has characterized United Sates health care for the last 60 years: the Internal Revenue Service's designation of funds paid by employers for employees' health care as tax-deductible and the Federal Trade Commission's acceptance of health care benefits as bargaining chips in labor-management negotiations.

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