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Letters US healthcare reform

Choice and equality in health

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 15 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2423
  1. Adam M Ali, Frank Knox fellow1
  1. 1Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
  1. adamali{at}

    The US aversion to a single payer system highlights a fundamental difference in mentality between the United States and the United Kingdom that the US government would do well to remember.1 To many Americans the term single payer represents socialised medicine and government bureaucracy, while in the NHS …

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