WASHINGTON — Before supporters of universal health coverage get all wrapped up debating a single-payer system, they need to focus on a dire threat to the Affordable Care Act likely to come up for a vote in the Senate before the end of the month. The latest repeal bill is an offering from Sens. Lindsey [...]Show More Summary
Vox’s headline-meddling provides an insight into corporate media’s approach to hot-button issues like single-payer health insurance.
I see the cracks in our system just as U.S. doctors see the cracks in yours. But we don’t believe the solution lies in dismantling universal care.
The Vermont senator wants to replace America's health-care system with a public system that doesn't include co-payments — a plan that could directly influence California's system.
Right-wing Republicans continue to talk about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act while establishment Democrats remain invested in Obamacare, seemingly at all costs. Neither of these parties seems to understand the failed...Show More Summary
Fox News doctor Marc Siegel, a member of the network’s so-called Medical A-Team, lashed out at insurance legislation proposed by Sen. Bernie Sander (I-VT) by stretching the truth about Canada’s single-payer health care system. On Sunday’s edition of Fox & Friends, Siegel...
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan, unveiled last week, is an ambitious and (to many) enticing idea: a single, government-run health plan with generous benefits for everyone — just like most industrialized countries have enjoyed for decades. If only it were feasible in today’s United...
The endless and exhausting Bernie-Hillary social media wars have produced an array of dumb attacks and bad faith arguments on both sides. The War of the Roses and the Donuts tends to generate far more heat than light at a time when both sides need to be trying far harder to understand one another and address... Read more »
“Republicans are cheering on the Democrats’ embrace of single-payer health care, believing the move to the left will be an albatross for candidates in next year’s elections,” The Hill reports. “After playing defense on health care for months as they [...]
Single-payer is too divisive. Many of its objectives can be met with a mixed public-private system.
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.
This week in women's health care: a bipartisan deal on DACA, Bernie Sanders' single-payer health care bill, and more.
Steve Benen, MSNBC: The Republican National Committee, responding to Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) new "Medicare for All" proposal, asked via Twitter, "Where does Bernie think the $32 trillion to pay for single-payer health care is coming from?" The Trump White House has been pushing the same figure. Show More Summary
Senator Bernie Sanders introduced his single-payer health care plan this week. It probably won't pass in Congress, but here's what you should know about his plan.
Trump this week described a "Medicare for All" system as "a curse" on Americans. Funny, that's not what he used to say about single-payer.
Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris’s universal healthcare bill is a step towards a humane and cost-effective system. ‘We need to learn to trust our eyes and ears.’ A protester at a demonstration for single-payer healthcare for alll Californians, South Gate, June 2017. Show More Summary
Hours after President Donald Trump called “Medicare For All” a “curse” for the citizens of the United States on Thursday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) spoke up against Trump’s attacks against the single-payer healthcare system on Twitter. Sanders’ website, which provides information on...