In recent months, our coverage has focused heavily on single-payer health care — and with good reason. As the ACA continues to struggle and Americans grow increasingly disillusioned with our health care system, single payer is likely to remain in the spotlight for the foreseeable future. As I wrote last month, growing interest at the state level will be a big reason why.

Some industry professionals I speak with don’t seem to take single-payer seriously, while others seem to take it very personally indeed, as evidenced by the angry emails I occasionally receive, implying that the fact we spend so much time covering the issue somehow translates into support. But the vast majority of those I hear from recognize the gravity of what’s happening, and say they want to read more about it.

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.

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