State sponsored plans are under consideration as the Republicans are attempting to repeal and replace the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). While the US House of Representatives has passed a replacement bill for ACA the US Senate has not yet acted.
The patchwork of private workers' compensation insurance coverage throughout the United States has been challenged by delays in medical delivery, an onerous litigation process, difficult CMS Medicare Secondary Payer issues and soaring costs. Workers' Compensation could be subsumed into a state-based universal health care plan.
A California bill SB 562 has advanced. The proposed legislation would establish a single-payer system in California. It would establish a Medicare-for-all type coverage for all residents of California. Under the concept, a government plan would replace private insurance for payments to all physicians and hospitals.