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Are Democrats Willing to Pay More in Taxes for Medicare for All?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:10am
Elizabeth Warren has declined to acknowledge that middle-class taxes would need to go up to pay for a single-payer health care system. How would Democratic voters feel if she did?
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What the Medicare for All Fight Is Really About

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 5:50pm
And what it might actually mean for your health and your budget.
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How to Fund ‘Medicare for All’: Slash the Military

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00am
We found billions of dollars to pay for universal health care.
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The Other Candidates Are Coming for Warren

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 5:00am
And happy birthday to “The Argument”!
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The Question Warren Won’t Answer

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:59am
Also: Some of the best debate analysis from around the web.
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Amy Klobuchar Goes After Elizabeth Warren in Democratic Debate

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 8:45pm
Ms. Klobuchar pressed Ms. Warren over how she would pay for a “Medicare for All” plan.
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This Is the Most Realistic Path to Medicare for All

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:00am
It’s similar to how we got to Medicare in the first place: the failure of private insurance.
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This Is the Strongest Argument Against Medicare for All

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:41pm
A deep-blue state’s failure to enact a single-payer system shows why a national version is unlikely to succeed.
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Pieces of the Health Care Puzzle

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 10/05/2019 - 12:00pm
Readers discuss private insurance, price transparency and regulations affecting doctors.
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Medicare Shopping Season Is Almost Here

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 5:00am
Every fall, the 60 million Americans who use the health plan can compare options and save money. Here’s what to consider.
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Medicare Shopping Season Is Almost Here

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 5:00am
Every fall, the 60 million Americans who use the health plan can compare options and save money. Here’s what to consider.
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Trump Expected to Expand Private Medicare Advantage Program

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:40am
The president is on his way to Florida, where he is expected to unveil an executive order to expand the private-sector version of Medicare.
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‘Value’ of Care Was a Big Goal. How Did It Work Out?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 5:00am
A period of Medicare innovation has resulted in more ‘singles than home runs.’
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Ady Barkan Won’t Let Dying Stop His Activism

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:11pm
Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to California to meet Mr. Barkan, who is dying of A.L.S. But the sicker he gets, the more famous he becomes.
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Episode 4: How the Bad Blood Started

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:34pm
In the United States, racial health disparities have been as foundational as democracy itself.
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The Latest Debate: 10 Democrats, Vying to Take Command

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:07pm
Readers discuss the Democrats’ “circular firing squad,” Medicare for All, open borders, record players and assault weapons.
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For Older Patients, an ‘Afterworld’ of Hospital Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 2:40pm
Long-term care hospitals tend to the sickest of patients, often near the end of their lives. Many will never return home.
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So Who Won the Third Debate?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:26am
And how can the debates be better?
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Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 9:25pm
Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had.
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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan for Social Security Looks Smart

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 9:26am
The elderly have also suffered from extreme inequality.
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