The underlying premise is simple: Reward doctors and hospitals financially when patients are healthy, not just when they come in sick.... Vermont is setting an ambitious goal of taking its alternative payment model statewide and applying...Show More Summary
“Hell no to Berniecare” is literally Lindsey Graham’s argument for repealing Obamacare.
by ProGrowthLiberal (originally published at Econospeak) Does Single Payer Pay for Itself? Was this the message of the title of the latest from Dean Baker: The economies of a single system can be viewed as analogous to the Social Security system, which has administrative costs that are less than 1/20th as much as privatized systems […]
Bill Scher recounts for Traci Olsen the calm, measured reaction to his recent Politico article about Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill. Check out this episode!
Was this the message of the title of the latest from Dean Baker: The economies of a single system can be viewed as analogous to the Social Security system, which has administrative costs that are less than 1/20th as much as privatized systems in places like Chile and the United Kingdom. Show More Summary
G Elliot Morris/NY Times: How Much Can the Youth Vote Actually Help Democrats? As important as it would be for Democrats to unite and to keep left-of-center voters from straying, it would be even more helpful to win Republican converts. Show More Summary
SINGLE PAYER IS LIKE COMMUNISM, A BAD IDEA WHOSE TIME THE LEFT WISHES TO FORCE: Some Democrats decide the time is ripe for single-payer. And both kill people.
For something as personal as healthcare, providing incentives is guaranteed to be more effective than eliminating options.
John Nichols at The Nation interviewed Sen. Bernie Sanders about “Medicare for All.” Here is one question and answer from that interview: TN: In a moment like this, where the protections that do exist are under assault, there are those who say that energy has to be focused primarily on resisting the assault. Show More Summary
"Evil corporations are the only impediment he acknowledges." The post Sanders’ single payer bill is the real dream act appeared first on Hot Air.
This week on So That Happened: President Donald Trump dined with Democrats and on Wednesday night struck some sort of agreement
Yesterday saw an interesting parallel in the realm of health care politics, as at the same time that Hillary Clinton was giving an interview with Ezra Klein where she explained why she thought that single payer, and especially Bernie Sanders’ version of single payer, wouldn’t work, sixteen Democratic Senators endorsed said bill. Hillary Clinton doesn’t […]
On his return trip from Florida, President Trump spoke to reporters aboard Air Force 1 and the result was a burst of headlines, among which Trump's comments on Yellen, whom he "respects", the stock market which is "doing very well",Show More Summary
Socialist crackpot Bernie Sanders rolled out his plans for a single payer health care bill on Wednesday and launched a campaign to pass it as law. President Trump slammed Bernie Sanders on Thursday calling single-payer health care a ‘curse on the U.S. Show More Summary
Single payer? FUCK YEAH!
Campaign Action The default healthcare reform position for Democrats is now expanding public health programs like Medicare or Medicaid until, eventually, we've transitioned to a full single payer health system in the United States. Sen. Show More Summary
HuffPost interviewed the Vermont senator about his new single-payer health care legislation.
Not every Senator who hated Obamacare’s public option has not come around to single payer, a la Max Baucus.
As Bernie Sanders and the rest of the 2,020 Democrats running for president in a few years (including, some believe, Kirsten Gillibrand) gathered in Washington to support Sanders's Medicare-for-all bill today, Chuck Schumer, New York's senior senator and the Democratic Minority Leader, remains non-committal on the idea of single-payer health care. [ more › ]
It doesn't seem like it. The post Is There Really Anything Substantial Standing Between Us and Single Payer Healthcare? appeared first on RedState.