This is how Bernie Sanders wants to implement single-payer
Original story at thinkprogress.org• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago
thinkprogress.org 2 weeks ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) Medicare for All bill would eliminate out-of-pocket costs and deductibles for any resident of the United States, as well as build on the health care services covered by the Affordable Care Act, according to an executive summary and outline of the bill provided to ThinkProgress. Sanders, a longtime single-payer advocate, will hold a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to detail his policy ideas for transforming the current health care landscape. Entitled the Medicare for All Act of 2017, Sanders’ legislation has already racked up several prominent co-sponsors — including Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MI) , Brian Schatz ...