How CBO Analyzes the Costs of Proposals for Single-Payer Health Care Systems That Are Based on Medicareâ€™s Fee-for-Service Program: Working Paper 2020-08
Congressional Budget Office
No 56811, Working Papers from Congressional Budget Office
In this paper, CBO describes the methods it has developed to analyze the federal budgetary costs of proposals for single-payer health care systems that are based on the Medicare fee-for-service program. Five illustrative options show how differences in payment rates, cost sharing, and coverage of long-term services and supports under a single-payer system would affect the federal budget in 2030 and other outcomes. CBOâ€™s projections of national health expenditures under current law are a key basis for the estimates. CBO projects that federal subsidies
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