The cost of single-payer would dwarf the price of Obamacare.
Medicare for All
Biden is framing his new plan as a defense of Obamacare. It's not.
The presidential hopeful has flip-flopped on the issue several times.
He might not be polling well, but his proposal on health care draws on work from prominent libertarian economists.
Under Warren's Medicare for All Plan, Many Hospitals Would Be Forced to Close—Especially in Poor, Rural Areas
By paying dramatically lower rates, the single-payer plan would lead to a contraction in health care services.
Hospitals gamed the system and costs didn’t come down.
Bernie Sanders' Democratic rivals may laugh at his socialist pretensions. But in important ways, he's winning.
If the past is any sort of guide to what comes next, his fears about a jobless economy (and his policy prescriptions to fix it) are completely misplaced.
Single-payer would eliminate private health insurance as we know it today.
Bernie Sanders Thinks Medicare for All Would Solve America's Health Care Problems. It Would Make Them Worse.
The nation's largest health care program faces a shortfall in less than a decade.
Designing and implementing a government-run health plan would raise many difficult questions.
The Colorado Democrat opposes Medicare for All and universal free college.
A new Congressional Budget Office report shows the consequences of undoing Trump-era rules on less regulated health coverage.
The democratic socialist from Vermont wants to radically expand coverage and benefits—while paying far less for health care services.
The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful is running on a "Freedom Dividend" plan which promises a $1,000 per month UBI.
Beto O'Rourke's Health Care Plan Is an Attempt to Back Medicare for All Without the Problems of Single Payer
Medicare for America doesn't solve the problems of government-run health care. It just creates new ones.
Meanwhile, both support single-payer, which would radically cut payments to health care providers.
House Democrats' new single-payer bill would legally prohibit today's private health insurance and determine financing for doctors and hospitals.
More Than 100 House Democrats Endorse Medicare for All Plan That Would Eliminate Private Health Insurance in Just Two Years
A new single-payer plan would be even more disruptive and expensive than Bernie Sanders' proposal.
A new report predicts Medicare spending will rise faster than private health care spending.
Medicare for All, free college, breaking up the banks, a $15 minimum wage-the Vermont socialist wants to do it all.
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Transitioning to a fully government-run system would require eliminating private health insurance for nearly 180 million Americans.
The 2020 contender's single-payer pitch is all about disruption.
Support drops when you tell people it would require higher taxes, longer lines, and switching insurance plans.
The fight over PAYGO is about whether Democrats will pretend to care about the deficit.
With an Erroneous Tweet, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Inadvertently Reveals That Medicare-for-All Proponents Still Don't Have a Plan
Americans don't support single payer. They support Medicare for All, which is just a meaningless catchphrase.