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 Gerald Friedman, The Conversation
The executive order has been billed as the president’s alternative to Democrats’ Medicare for All plans.
By Philip Moeller
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 Laura Santhanam
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.
By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
Did what candidates said the first night of the Democratic debate in Detroit hold up?…
Universal health coverage has been a cornerstone of both of Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaigns. He noted that countries like Canada have lower health care costs.
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
The Vermont senator's speech came as the fight over how to best provide health care for Americans has become an animating focus of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Ten candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination faced off Wednesday night in the campaign’s first debate. With the crowded stage, participants battled for speaking time on issues like the economy, health care, immigration, foreign policy and gun control. They…
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
The potential impact of Medicare for All on hospitals is likely to be much more nuanced than the former U.S. representative made it out to be.
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