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More physicians on board with single-payer healthcare system: 4 key points

Physicians are increasingly supporting a single-payer healthcare system, a Merritt Hawkins survey found, according to Forbes.

Here are four key points:

1. Forty-two percent "strongly" favored a single-payer system.

2. An additional 14 percent reported they "somewhat" support such a system.

3. Only six percent are "somewhat" against the system and 35 percent "strongly oppose" a single-payer system.

4. In 2008, a Merritt analysis found 58 percent of physicians opposed a single-payer healthcare system.

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