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Montana Experiment Brings NHS-Style Health Care to USA; Saves State Millions, Patients Delighted

Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 09:59 AM PDT
by james32 1 for The Daily Kos

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has pledged his support for single-payer health care in the past, but his recent efforts to bring zero-cost sharing primary and preventive care to Montana government employees and retirees may be doing something that most progressives would only dream could happen in America: bringing NHS-style, socialized medicine to Montana.

This is a big deal and -- while currently limited to state employees and retirees -- could be laying the groundwork for America's most socially-just health care system. NPR has the details:

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