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    Right now, health care costs make hiring people less economically favorable than it would otherwise be.

    Under single payer, assuming it were funded by something other than a payroll tax, health care costs would become irrelevant to hiring decisions.

    So single payer would be a boost to employment. There would be no more, "I kind of want to hire ten more people, but the health insurance makes it not a good enough deal."

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