Health Care

Health Care's Continental Divide

Europeans don't get why Americans don't get single-payer systems. Both have a point.

Take a deep breath.

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Bernie Sanders restarted the debate about single-payer health care on Sunday by proposing "Medicare for all." Leonid Bershidsky pointed out that in Europe, his idea would hardly be radical. But Megan McArdle finds the Sanders plan implausible in the U.S. Bloomberg View invited them to debate whether American health care could imitate Europe's.

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