Health care is a top 2020 political issue. Democratic candidates are debating whether to build upon the Affordable Care Act, or 'Obamacare,' or replace it with Medicare for All. Meanwhile, President Trump wants to dismantle the ACA entirely. As millions…
Former Vice President Joe Biden attacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new health care plan Friday, saying his chief 2020 Democratic rival was obscuring the real costs of her $20 trillion "Medicare for All” proposal.
By Daniel Bush
The Massachusetts senator famously "has a plan" for everything, but details of how she'd pay for her health plan come with far higher political stakes.
By Will Weissert, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Warren has refused to directly answer when asked how she'd pay for her proposal, and during Tuesday night's presidential debate, she once again dodged, insisting only that "costs will go down" for the middle class.
By Steve Peoples, Will Weissert, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
By Gerald Friedman, The Conversation
There is a simpler and less costly path toward single-payer, and it may have a better chance of success: simply strike the words “who are age 65 or over” from the 1965 amendments to the Social Security Act that created…
By Philip Moeller
The executive order has been billed as the president’s alternative to Democrats’ Medicare for All plans.
Democratic contenders have released an array of plans to improve access to health care -- with several championing Medicare for All, or another single-payer option -- and President Donald Trump and Republicans are eager to knock them down.
By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
As the candidates laid out their ideas about health care in the second Democratic debates, not all of their claims fully stood up to scrutiny.
Did what candidates said the first night of the Democratic debate in Detroit hold up?…
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