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Examining Conflicting Claims About ‘Medicare for all’

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 5:00am
Amid intense political debate, studies have reached drastically different conclusions about a single-payer system’s price tag, cost to families and effect on the health system.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

A Retirement Community That Comes to You

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:46am
In continuing care at-home programs, members live in their own houses for years, with regular health check-ins.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

What if the Road to Single-Payer Led Through the States?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 5:00am
A California congressman’s plan would lower federal barriers to letting states experiment with health care policy.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Hilary Clinton Discusses Medicare for All and Taxing the Wealthy

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:38am
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested that “Medicare for all”-style health care and higher taxes on the very wealthy were politically impractical.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Warren Has Her Plan. Buttigieg Suggests Another Way to Cut Health Prices.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 5:00am
A single-payer system can lower prices by setting them. But lots of countries regulate prices and have private insurance, too.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Elizabeth Warren Is Asking the Most Important Question on Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:00am
How can we move from a broken system to one that covers everyone, restrains prices and improves outcomes?
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Pay for Medicare for All

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 4:42pm
Readers both praise her plan as a huge advance in American health care and criticize it as unachievable.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Elizabeth Warren Shouldn’t Be the Only One With a Plan

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 6:00am
All the Democratic candidates need to come clean about their health care proposals and what they will do for Americans in need.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Warren Goes 1 for 2 on Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 5:56pm
The revenue ideas are pretty good. The plan is still a problem.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Innovative Drugs Save Lives Only if People Can Afford Them

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/02/2019 - 2:35pm
Under a new bill, a handful of new drugs might never get produced. That would be worth it.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Innovative Drugs Save Lives Only if People Can Afford Them

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/02/2019 - 2:35pm
Under a new bill, a handful of new drugs might never get produced. That would be worth it.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ Math

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 3:15pm
She thinks a single-payer health care system can save more than other analysts think. Here’s where she says she’ll get the money to pay for it.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Did Warren Pass the Medicare Test? I Think So

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 11:51am
Her plan is serious, even if it probably won’t happen.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Elizabeth Warren Proposes $20.5 Trillion Health Care Plan

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 8:38am
Ms. Warren would impose huge tax increases on businesses and billionaires to pay for “Medicare for all,” but she said she would not raise taxes on the middle class.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare Can Be Confusing: 6 of Your Top Questions, Answered

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 5:00am
The New York Times asked readers to send their queries.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Why ‘Medicare for All’ Could Both Raise Taxes and Lower Costs

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/31/2019 - 5:00am
A crucial difference between a single-payer plan and more moderate Democratic proposals is how much spending would shift to the federal budget.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How Americans Split on Health Care: It’s a 3-Way Tie

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 5:00am
Despite the lack of consensus, a new survey finds that almost two-thirds of the public favors Democratic approaches.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare Mania

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 8:40am
Enough already.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Climate Is More Important Than Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 10/27/2019 - 7:00pm
The 2020 campaign is obsessed with the wrong issue.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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?
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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