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‘Single Payer Is a Rational Health-Care System’: An Exclusive Interview with Bernie Sanders on his ‘Medicare for All’ Plan

Original story at The Nation• 3 mentions • 1 week ago

The Nation 1 week ago

 
Bernie Sanders has for decades argued that the United States must establish a single-payer health-care system that provides the guarantee of care for all while controlling costs—what he calls a “Medicare for All” structure. So it came as no surprise that the senator from Vermont made single-payer central to his 2016 presidential bid. What is striking now that the campaign has finished, however, is the burgeoning interest on part of prominent Democrats in a reform that was once considered “too bold.” As Sanders prepared to introduce a detailed “Medicare for All” bill on Wednesday, Democratic senators from across the country ...
 
 
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13 Sep
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