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Vermont Considers Its Own Single-Payer System
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Supporters of single-payer healthcare rallied in Vermont over the weekend, hoping to maintain momentum after lawmakers passed legislation that could allow the state to experiment with its own universal healthcare system. Both the state’s House and Senate passed similar bills late last month that call for the creation of a commission to look at options for reducing healthcare costs and covering all Vermonters, one of which must be a government-administered and publicly-financed single-payer system.