Physicians Increasingly Support Single-Payer Health Care, Survey Finds
Fifty-six percent of doctors either expressed strong support or were somewhat supportive of a single-payer system, according to a survey by the physician recruitment firm Merritt Hawkins.
Kaiser Health News:
Doctors Warm To Single-Payer Health Care
Single-payer health care is still a controversial idea in the U.S., but a majority of physicians are moving to support it, a new survey finds. Fifty-six percent of doctors registered either strong support or were somewhat supportive of a single-payer health system, according to the survey by Merritt Hawkins, a physician recruitment firm. In its 2008 survey, opinions ran the opposite way — 58 percent opposed single-payer. What’s changed? (Bluth, 8/16)
Doctors Have A Change Of Heart On Single Payer
A majority of doctors questioned nationwide now support a single-payer health care system - an almost exact reversal of their stance nine years ago. Fifty-six percent of the 1,033 physicians who responded to the Aug. 3 Merritt Hawkins survey said they either strongly supported or somewhat supported a single-payer system. (Deam, 8/14)