The Medical Insurance and Care for All (MICA) program is a public health insurance program based on Medicare but open to all individuals.
Senate Republicans want to make Obamacare much worse in order to fund a large tax cuts for the rich, drug companies, insurance companies, and device makers.
Generating support for single-payer health care is important, but it will never succeed without planning for the trade-offs necessary to make it work.
Practically everyone (except Kevin Drum at Mother Jones) believes single-payer would cut health care costs. It’s the heart of the whole debate.
Single-payer opponents claim it’s politically impossible get a majority in Congress to oppose the health care industry, but House GOP just proved them wrong.