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Oncologists foresee ’snowball effect’ for single-payer healthcare

The single-payer system has found champions in oncologists, who have a “moral and ethical obligation” to endorse a universal healthcare system financed by a single payer, MedPage Today reported. Two oncologists made an evidence-based petition for a single-payer system in an article published this month in the Journal of Oncology Practice. Under single-payer healthcare, a public agency would administer a single insurance plan for each region of the United States.