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In New Hampshire, the former vice president went after some of his rivals, with criticism that Bernie Sanders called “totally absurd.”
The proposal would have lowered costs under Medicare for consumers needing expensive drugs, but would have raised Medicare premiums.
People would lose insurance, but workplace lactation rooms, menu calorie information and entire government programs would also be affected.
A study found Google was more accurate than the program’s physician directories.
Readers offer differing opinions. One notes that “people seem perfectly happy to ditch private insurance and to jump into Medicare when they hit 65.”
Expanding insurance coverage isn’t the only task ahead.
‘Medicare for all’ would essentially do away with private insurance, a fact that some politicians seem reluctant to emphasize.
A candidate has a history of making conflicting comments about a divisive health care plan.
The “show of hands” question underscores how an issue that united the party in 2018 has potential to fracture it in 2020.
Arguments over health care will dominate the primary and probably the general election, too. Will that help or hurt the nominee?
A proposal to offer a government-run health plan to all Americans is at the center of Mr. Sanders’s policy agenda.
When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19 candidates.
We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far.
After years of public outrage, some bipartisan solutions are emerging. But whether they will make it through a divided Washington is still unclear.
The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going.
Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent seeking the Democratic nomination for president, offered a strong defense of democratic socialism in an effort to fend off criticism about his electability.
The sunny job numbers and steady growth hide the fact that most people think the economy works only for people in power.
Reform has a cost. But the point of a health care system is to treat patients, not to buttress the economy.
A decade from now, most middle-income seniors will not be able to pay the rising costs of independent or assisted living.
A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care.