From Healthcare Triage.
Medicare for All has become wildly popular among Democrats running for office these days. But what does that mean exactly? It’s complicated, if you can believe that. Does this include universal coverage? What happens to employer-based insurance? We take a close look at some of the questions surrounding this issue.
Resources Used in this Video
Public Opinion on Single-Payer, National Health Plans, and Expanding Access to Medicare Coverage – Kaiser Family Foundation: https://www.kff.org/slideshow/public-opinion-on-single-payer-national-health-plans-and-expanding-access-to-medicare-coverage/
Build Your Own ‘Medicare for All’ Plan. Beware: There Are Tough Choices – https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/21/upshot/up-medicareforall.html
We read Democrats’ 9 plans for expanding health care. Here’s how they work – https://www.vox.com/2018/12/13/18103087/medicare-for-all-explained-single-payer-health-care-sanders-jayapal
The Uninsured Rate Has Soared Under Trump — Maybe – https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2019/01/the-uninsured-rate-has-soared-under-trump-maybe/
If Obamacare Exits, Some May Need to Rethink Early Retirement – https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/27/upshot/if-obamacare-exits-some-may-need-to-rethink-early-retirement.html
The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care – https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/16/upshot/costs-health-care-us.html/
With Sickest Patients, Cost Sharing Comes at a Price – https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/05/upshot/with-sickest-patients-cost-sharing-comes-at-a-price.html
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