Under Medicare for All, the federal government would pay doctors at rates much lower than current private sector rates, Medicare official Seema Verma says.
2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a firm response to fellow candidate Tim Ryan’s accusation that he “doesn’t know” what kinds of benefits Medicare for All would provide on Tuesday.
Democratic presidential contender and California Sen. Kamala Harris released her Medicare for all plan Monday ahead of the second round of Democratic debates scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Last Wednesday Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled his latest version of “Medicare for All,” his scheme for single-payer health care. He estimated it could cost up to $40 trillion over 10 years.
Every major Democratic presidential candidate is scheduled to make an appearance at an AARP-sponsored health care forums in Iowa in July, yet many of them stand for dismantling the health care insurance system that AARP and its partners rely on.
In a debate filled with statements revealing the Democratic Party’s shift leftward, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders pledged to appoint only pro-abortion justices, raise taxes on the middle class and prohibit so-called assault weapons.
Getting the federal government to become the sole provider of insurance makes great campaign rhetoric, but in reality, makes no sense — not until we, as a country, get the cost of health care under control.
Ponder this: If self-styled “progressives” in Congress impose total government control over health care, will ordinary Americans enjoy a longer life span?
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described “socialist,” is doubling down on his efforts to give federal officials total control over Americans’ health care.
If “Medicare for All” becomes law, however, that relationship will have to make room for a third party: Uncle Sam. And Uncle Sam will call the shots.
“You obviously studied how many people would die as a result of a lack of access to health care,” Sanders said. “What kind of conclusion did you reach? How many thousands do you think will die because of massive cuts to Medicare and Medicaid?”