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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

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go.

As President Trump prepares to kick off his bid for a second term this week, he is anxiously searching for a way to counter Democrats on health care, one of their central issues, even though many of his wary Republican allies would prefer he let it go for now.

By |2019-06-17T05:38:10-05:00June 17th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System

Congressional interest in substantially increasing the number of people who have health insurance has grown in recent years. Some Members of Congress have proposed establishing a single-payer health care system to achieve universal health insurance coverage.

By |2019-05-06T08:46:47-05:00May 1st, 2019|Economy, Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ plan includes health care for illegal immigrants

Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., newly unveiled ‘Medicare-for-all’ plan, backed by a host of other 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls, would open the door to giving health care to illegal immigrants -- a marked left-wing departure from past proposals for healthcare reform.

By |2019-04-13T15:07:58-05:00April 13th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

GOP eyes ‘Medicare for All’ vote to highlight Democratic splits

Senate Republicans, eager to exploit Democrats’ divisions on health care, want to put their legislative rivals on the spot by bringing Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” bill to the floor for a vote.

By |2019-04-11T06:06:16-05:00April 11th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Sanders’ adds long-term care to his ‘Medicare for All’ plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled a revamped version of his “Medicare for All” plan on Wednesday, shaking up the 2020 presidential race by renewing his call for replacing job-based and private health insurance with a government plan that guarantees coverage for all.

By |2019-04-10T13:30:12-05:00April 10th, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments