LETTER: Is single-payer health care here? Helen Meltzer-Krim, Riverdale Press

By Helen Meltzer-Krim, February 25, 2019

I am a moderate Democrat, and I have voted for our governor every time he has run.

But we can no longer afford to pay for private insurance health care when a third of people with insurance can’t access health care because of copays, deductibles and insurance company profits.

All the major studies show that single-payer is the best way to pay for universal health care. The governor’s commission to “study” universal health care is an irresponsible waste of money which should be used to start planning for the New York Health Act....

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