Kenneth Thorpe, an Emory University professor who served in the Clinton administration, claims Sanders's single-payer plan would break the bank. But his analysis rests on several incorrect, and occasionally outlandish, assumptions.
The Democratic hopeful could be wildly underestimating how much it would cost.
Our health care system in this country is quite adept at treating people who have a single disease. We don't have an effective set of best practices, or an essential foundation of research, to know how to take care of those who are coping with more than one condition.
In a press release, Dr. Thorpe said, Despite being the least obese state, the report estimates Colorado will spend $3.2 billion