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Category: Health Care Reform
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Democrats Growing Skeptical Of ‘Medicare For All’ 29.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
Even as candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders continue to base their campaigns on it, Democrats appear to be growing skeptical of 'Medicare For All.'
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Michael Moore to Libs: Win Over Your Selfish Conservative Uncle by Promising Free Stuff 29.11.2019 NewsBusters
This could only happen on MSNBC. Wednesday night, lefty documentary filmmaker Michael Moore came on The Last Word to share his advice on how liberals can change the hearts and minds of their “bigoted” Republican family members. His winning strategy? Convince them why big government is your friend, not your ...
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2020 Affordable Care Act health plans: What's new 21.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
ACA plans for 2020 are cheaper than last year — premiums lower, on average. And in some areas, people who qualify for federal subsidies could end up with no monthly payment. But read the fine print.
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Editorial: Trump is still struggling to give consumers more power in healthcare 20.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's new push for transparency at hospitals is legally suspect and only half baked.

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Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
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Know Someone Who Died Over Cost Of Healthcare? 34M Americans Do 13.11.2019 Crooks Liars
Shedding more light on the fatal consequences of America's privatized and profit-driven healthcare system, a study published Tuesday found that a staggering 34 million people in the U.S. know of at least one friend or family member who has died over the past five years due to their inability to afford sky-high treatment costs. The new study by Gallup and the non-profit organization West Health surveyed over 1,000 U.S. adults from all 50 states. The report found that people making under $40,000 per year were more than twice as likely to know someone who has died due to inability to afford healthcare than were people making $100,000 or more per year. "These tragic consequences of our for-profit healthcare system are why a majority of Americans support Medicare for All, where everyone would have guaranteed access to the healthcare they need." —Melinda St. Louis, Public Citizen Gallup and West Health also found that over 20 percent of non-white U.S. adults know someone who has died due to unaffordable ...
Democrats Open Fire On Warren’s ‘Medicare For All’ Plan 4.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
Elizabeth Warren's fellow Democrats aren't so thrilled with her 'Medidare For All' plan.
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Here's how Warren finds $20.5 trillion to pay for 'Medicare for All' 2.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her plan to pay for single-payer health care without imposing new taxes on the middle class. She's looking to employers and billionaires, in addition to other sources.
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Trump And The GOP Have Continually Lied About The Budget Deficit And The Economy 27.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
President Trump and the Republican Party have spent the last three years lying about the Federal budget deficit and the economy.
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Tiny penguin’s clean bill of health after epic New Zealand-Australia swim 18.9.2019 Raw Story
A tiny penguin that made the mammoth journey from New Zealand to Australia has been nursed back to health and released into the wild — in the hope it will find its own way home. The emaciated Fiordland penguin was found struggling on rocks near Lorne, south of Melbourne, about 2,500km (1,500 miles) from its […]
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Republicans Think They Can Win Back The House By Focusing On The Deficit And Health Care 17.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
Despite having utterly mishandled both areas when they actually held power, Republicans think they can win back the House of Representatives by focusing on the budget deficit and health care reform.
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Democrats Clash Over Ideology And Policy In Third Presidential Debate 13.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
The top ten candidates in the race for the Democratic nomination clashed last night in a debate that made clear the different ideological directions that this race is pulling their party.
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Medicare-for-All is not Medicare and not really for all — so what does it actually mean? 7.9.2019 Raw Story
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Ritchard Jenkins reached into the black computer bag he keeps near his workstation at Graceful Touch Barber and Beauty Salon and rifled through medical papers, pulling out an envelope buried deep at the bottom. It was an unopened medical bill for $971.78, now 17 months overdue, that he had put out of […]
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Where will funding for ‘Medicare for All’ come from? 7.8.2019 Healthcare Economist
Democratic Presidential candidates have a number of proposals on how to reform the health care system, including “Medicare for All” proposals. The goal of these reforms is to improve access, lower costs (both premiums and out-of-pocket) and improve quality. Achieving all these goals is not easy. Even access was improved and costs fell for patients,…
Column: Vested interests are already mounting dishonest attacks on 'Medicare for all' 2.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Drug companies, hospitals and conservative activists already have their knives out for Democrats' proposals for universal healthcare.

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The problem facing anyone who wants single-payer health care 1.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Earlier this week, Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-CA) released an outline for her version of “Medicare For All.” The plan would give everyone the immediate right to buy into Medicare as an alternative to private insurance, then would gradually transition everyone into an “expanded Medicare system” over the course of ten years. Though […]
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Progressives And Moderates Clash In First Night Of Second Democratic Debate 31.7.2019 Outside the Beltway
The first night of the second Democratic debate consisted largely of clashes between the party's progressive wing and more moderate elements.
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Kamala Harris Finally Unveils Her 2020 Health Care Plan but Experts Are Skeptical About How She'll Pay For It 31.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It's one thing to have a wonderful plan but if you can't figure out how to pay for it and if it's going to disrupt the entire country in terms of workforce, it's just not realistic."
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Kamala Harris' new health plan draws critics from all sides 30.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Progressives took issue with the presidential candidate for stopping short of the full-scale health care overhaul embodied by the "Medicare for All" legislation. Her more moderate rivals, meanwhile, said she was trying to have it all without taking a firm position on one of the most animating issues in the primary.
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Column: Kamala Harris joins the club with a solid 'Medicare for all' proposal 29.7.2019 LA Times: Health

Kamala Harris' Medicare for all plan would fulfill the promise of universal health coverage.

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