By Bill Hammond | January 22, 2019 | Empire Center New York State’s Legislature has…
By JODI LIU
AUG 06, 2018 | 5:00 AM
The impact of a single-payer plan on New York depends on several uncertain factors, but one thing is certain: The plan would shift health-care spending through the state instead of private insurers.
This means substantial new taxes would replace premiums and out-of-pocket costs for New Yorkers. Financial barriers to accessing care would be eliminated, but the dollars for health care have to come from somewhere.