Some candidates are calling for a public option or Medicare buy-in. It won’t solve our problems and it won’t reduce costs. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/11/19/furor-over-medicare-for-all-ignores-key-question/
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A comparison between the administrative costs of the US healthcare system and the Canadian healthcare system. Yes, we are paying a lot more! https://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2758511/health-care-administrative-costs-united-states-canada-2017?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=3421f919-21f0-45b8-bfce-1c661152bc1d
https://time.com/5709017/medicare-for-all-doctor-activists/ Doctors are rapidly moving to favor Medicare for All, at least the younger ones!
Some ideas from an economist about how to pay for M4A. It’s not that difficult! https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-10-24/medicare-for-all-bernie-sanders-elizabeth-warren-cost-universal-coverage?_amp=true
An article published by Physicians for a National Health Plan challenging another high cost estimate for M4A.
Some Democratic candidates are pushing it as a free-choice version of Medicare for All. That’s good rhetoric but bad policy. https://www.thenation.com/article/insurance-health-care-medicare/
A very interesting article from Wendell Potter. Well worth reading. https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/health-care-debate-shows-lies-i-told-insurance-companies-about-ncna1067331
Join us for a free, non-partisan presentation and dialogue about National Improved Medicare for All on Wednesday, October 30, 6-8 PM at the Durango Public Library. Inform yourself about one of our most important current issues by learning about our existing healthcare payment system and the misinformation that is being spread for political purposes. Medicare […]
This is a cogent article with lots of good points and links to information. https://newrepublic.com/article/155190/fetishization-employer-provided-health-care
At our presentation on July 27, we looked at how much Medicare for All might cost. The Mercatus Institute study done by Dr. Charles Blahous has been widely quoted, but typically incorrectly.