One can continue to believe that the government is evil and should not be the "single payer" for healthcare, or be enlightened by evidence to the contrary.
The USA is in a heated debate over what type of healthcare insurance is best. While the above article is still valid as far as it goes, no healthcare insurance plan is without its cons. Below are several links that I hope will shed more light than heat on this very importance subject, both from a healthcare quality standpoint and an economic perspective.
11 Countries with Free Healthcare
Switzerland has the World's Best Healthcare system
Pros and Cons of Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All"
Why Single-Payer Systems Spark Debate
Single-Payer System Healthcare Pros & Cons
SCIENCE (from the Latin for 'knowledge') informs wisdom, reason and humanism. This is a 4-legged worldview within reality that maximizes well-being for individuals and society.