Elizabeth Warren Says She Would Not Raise Middle Class Taxes for $52 Trillion Health Care Plan

In a new outline, Warren’s campaign said her single-payer health care plan would cost the country “just under” $52 trillion over a decade, which includes $20.5 trillion in new federal spending. It estimates the proposal would cost just less than the estimated $52 trillion in spending for the current system over 10 years.

By |2019-11-01T12:05:57-05:00November 1st, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments

Choices for Financing Medicare for all: A Preliminary Analysis

By Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget-- Proposals to adopt single-payer health care in the United States have grown in popularity in recent years, as numerous lawmakers and presidential candidates have embraced Medicare for All. However, few have grappled with how to finance the new costs imposed on the federal government. By most estimates, Medicare [...]

By |2019-10-30T06:09:50-05:00October 28th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

New Study: Full-Scale ‘Medicare for All’ Costs $32 Trillion over Ten Years

A new study finds that a full-scale single-payer health insurance program, also called "Medicare for All," would cost about $32 trillion over 10 years.

By |2019-10-16T06:01:48-05:00October 16th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

White House hopeful Kamala Harris to emphasize access for individuals with disabilities

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris will announce a plan on Thursday aimed at ensuring individuals with disabilities have equal access to job opportunities, education, housing and healthcare.

By |2019-08-29T05:50:55-05:00August 29th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Kamala Harris’ new health plan: Medicare for all — with private insurers

Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled a plan to achieve universal coverage by growing Medicare with the help of private insurers, an effort that splits the difference with her chief Democratic presidential rivals and finally equips the California Democrat with her own signature health proposal ahead of this week’s debates.

By |2019-07-29T05:45:23-05:00July 29th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Biden Goes Half Way to BernieCare

Joe Biden’s new health-care plan is supposed to show his moderation, not that this is a virtue to progressives. Hence the back and forth this week between Mr. Biden and Bernie Sanders about single payer. But cut through the spin, and the only debate Democrats are having is whether to eliminate private health insurance in one blow or on the installment plan.

By |2019-07-19T13:49:08-05:00July 17th, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments

Joe Biden unveils his alternative to ‘Medicare for all’

Joe Biden unveiled a robust plan to expand Obamacare by adding a public program that all Americans could choose, as the former vice president argued Monday that medical insurance can be made universally accessible without scrapping the nation’s current model of delivering healthcare.

By |2019-07-16T07:26:57-05:00July 15th, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments

Trump Signs Executive Order Compelling Disclosure of Prices in Health Care

President Trump on Monday pushed for greater price disclosure in health care, signing an executive order that could make thousands of hospitals expose more pricing information and require doctors, health clinics and others to tell patients about out-of-pocket costs upfront.

By |2019-06-25T10:33:51-05:00June 24th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments