- You don't have choice under a private insurance system... unless you think "cling to my employer's health insurance or do without" is real choice.
- You and your doctor don't have control with private insurance—ever hear of "managed care"?
- Single-payer doesn't mean long waits... at least not any longer than you might wait now for care.
SDPJC holds its nose and says a strong public option—government insurance every American can buy—is an acceptable compromise. But let's remember: public option is an extreme compromise down from the successful standard of public health coverage in dozens of other countries.