Health care quality measures are impacted by resources invested into outcomes. COVID-19 has had a direct impact upon quality outcomes, the same illuminating just some of the problems with the concept of a single-payer health care system. The US government's inefficiencies in attempting to run the single-payer system known as IHS in context with its repeated failures in managing the COVID-19 crises along with the economic impact of the same, is but one call for strong leadership to dispel the myth that a single-payer system is a panacea for America.
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White, Tamela J. and Wright, Nicholas
"How COVID has Illuminated the Pitfalls of a Single-Payer System in the US,"
Marshall Journal of Medicine:
3, Article 3.
Available at: https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol6/iss3/3