The progressive Left often throws the term “single payer” out there in reference to a health insurance system fully paid for by the government (taxpayers), but as much as liberals like to pretend that amounts to “free” health care for all, there still would be sticker shock:

Youch! Feel the Bern?

But that doesn’t mean hope is lost:

So, businesses wouldn’t be providing employees with health insurance but the state would increase their taxes in the same amount they were spending for an employee benefit? What could possibly go wrong?