HEALTH CARE2015-05-13T10:58:15+00:00

Health care remains top issue in Florida as voters go to the polls

One week before the midterm elections, the CBS News Battleground Tracker shows Democrats have the advantage as they try to take control of the House for the first time since 2010. It will be harder for them to take back the Senate.

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Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near

In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane manufacturing company how the GOP tax cut has helped their business when one woman said: “I want to ask you a question about health care.”

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Bernie Sanders’ Newest Social Security Bill Calls for Sweeping Changes

To say that Social Security has issues would be a bit of an understatement.

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Questions and Answers about Medicare for All’s Costs

By Charles Blahous, Economics21.org– My recently-published estimate of the federal costs of Medicare for All (M4A) continues to receive widespread public and press attention.  The ongoing discussion has prompted a number of common questions about the study, which this article attempts to answer. Q:  Does the estimate account for what the federal government is already spending on health care? A:  Yes. […]

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Study: ‘Medicare for all’ projected to cost $32.6 trillion

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for all” plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center.

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Trump administration will allow states to test Medicaid work requirements

The Trump administration said on Thursday it would allow states to test requiring some Medicaid recipients to work or participate in community activities such as volunteering or jobs training as a condition of eligibility for the government health insurance program for the poor.

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