Sally Pipes Responds to $60 Trillion Cost Estimate for Medicare for All
Report: Medicare for All Would Cost $60 Trillion Over First Decade
By Christopher Talgo
A new report estimates a single-payer health care system in the United States would cost between $54.6 and $60.7 trillion over the first 10 years.
“No government program ever costs what it is estimated to cost,” Pipes said.
“When people think something is free, they demand a lot more of it and supply cannot meet demand and the price goes up,” Pipes said. “And that is when wait times and rationing kick in because government cannot afford the cost.”