Listen: What you need to know about single-payer health plans

As Republican senators work to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, many are asking whether the U.S. should switch to a single-payer health care system.

But what would that look like? And would single-payer really work in the U.S.?

MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to two guests about single-payer health care:

Gerald Kominski, a professor of health policy and management, and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Archelle Georgiou, executive in residence at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and author of "Healthcare Choices: 5 Steps to Getting the Medical Care You Want and Need"

Use the audio player above to hear the full segment.

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