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Single Payer

  1. medicare for all
    Polls: Voters Want Medicare for All — But Don’t Know What It IsA majority of Americans think Medicare for All is a public option that would preserve private insurance, premiums, and deductibles. And they love it.
  2. california
    California Bets That Progressive Policies Will Reinforce Economic GrowthTrump & Co. can conflate conservative policies and economic growth all they want; California’s doing fine going in a very different direction.
  3. medicare for all
    Your Insurance Is Getting Disrupted — With or Without Medicare for AllRising health-care costs are making it increasingly impossible for employers to provide their workers with quality, stable coverage.
  4. health care
    Bernie Sanders Won’t Support House Democrats’ Plan to Strengthen ObamacareThe senator said he doesn’t support the House bill, suggesting he’s heading toward trying to make single-payer health care a Democratic litmus test.
  5. health care
    Democrats Respond to Trump Attack on Obamacare With Their Own Plan to Protect ItPelosi and House Democrats are trying to redraw the health-care battle lines to where they were in the midterms, to their benefit.
  6. health care
    Beto and Bernie Offer Competing Plans to Fix Health CareMedicare for All is still the dominant Democratic health-care idea for 2020, but the less ambitious plan backed by O’Rourke could be a competitor.
  7. the top line
    Modern Monetary Theory Doesn’t Make Single-Payer Health Care Any EasierAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has promoted MMT as a potential way to expand the safety net. But it has the same constraints as conventional economics.
  8. 2020 elections
    In the Trump Era, Who Needs Moderates Anyway?Research shows running to the center didn’t help candidates in 2018. That could convince progressives that moderates have outlived their usefulness.
  9. 2018 midterms
    Kemp Lies About Abrams Lying About Kemp’s Lies on Health CareBrian Kemp thinks the best defense against a damaging charge is an offensive myth about his opponent’s position.
  10. healthcare
    What Medicare for All’s Sky-High Poll Numbers Really ProveVoters aren’t necessarily sold on single-payer. But a supermajority of Americans (and a slim majority of GOPers) do want more government health care.
  11. No, Medicare for All Isn’t Just Like Medicare, But for AllSingle-payer health care has many attractive features, but simply expanding Medicare as we know it isn’t one of them.
  12. Voters Who Like ‘Medicare for All’ May Not Support Single-PayerTruth is, single-payer is very different from Medicare, even if it borrows the Medicare “brand.”
  13. California Considers Medical Price ControlsIn an alternative to single payer, a California proposal aims at holding down health care costs.
  14. Incremental Health Reform Can Still (Slowly) WorkWhile single-payer is a giant leap to universal health coverage, smaller steps have been and probably will continue to be necessary.
  15. Liberal Think Tank Unveils New Alternative to Single-Payer Health CareYou can view the new CAP proposal as a sign of growing Democratic progressivism, or as a way to avoid the problems with single-payer plans.
  16. Would ‘Medicaid for All’ Cure What Ails Our Health-Care System?An interview with Senator Brian Schatz on his new plan to let all Americans buy into the federal program.
  17. single-payer
    Democrats Must Soon Decide Whether Single-Payer Is a Litmus TestShould Democrats abandon incremental approaches to health care?
  18. the national interest
    How Graham-Cassidy Would Make Single-Payer More Likely“Hell no to Berniecare” is literally Lindsey Graham’s argument for repealing Obamacare.
  19. women's health
    The Medicare-for-All Bill Covers All Women’s Health Services, Including AbortionPro-choice groups are heavily endorsing the bill.
  20. Bernie Sanders’s Bill Gets America Zero Percent Closer to Single PayerWhat looks like a large step forward is actually a party edging closer to a cliff it has no intention of going over.
  21. The Left Has Made Medicare for All a Mainstream, Democratic PolicyBut to make universal health care a reality, progressive activists are going to need to do a whole lot more than that.
  22. Democrats’ New Health-Care Plan: Medicaid for All (Who Want It)Hawaii senator Brian Schatz is preparing a bill that would allow all Americans to buy into Medicaid, regardless of their income level.
  23. The Growing Battle Within the Progressive Left Over Medicare-for-AllDoubts about Medicare-for-All are arising on the left as well as the center, despite activist efforts to make support for it a litmus test.
  24. Why ‘Medicare for All’ Is a Misleading Term for Single-Payer Health CareWhile it’s handy shorthand to describe single-payer proposals as “Medicare for all,” the retirement program might not work that well for everyone.
  25. Now What? Democrats Must Decide How to Exploit the Collapse of Trumpcare.Democrats could go small or big or refuse cooperation at all. But the party needs a strategy to deal with its sudden leverage over health-care policy.
  26. Kid Rock’s Demand for Extreme Government Simplicity Is Not So SimpleSometimes government is complicated because life is complicated, and sometimes compromise requires policies that just aren’t so simple.
  27. California’s Single-Payer Bill Halted by Democratic Assembly SpeakerCiting two big procedural bars to enactment of a single-payer plan, Speaker Anthony Rendon stopped action on it, inviting attacks from proponents.
  28. Will New York and California Take the Plunge on Single-Payer Health Care?With the national debate in chaos, big blue states might just go it alone on socialized health insurance.
  29. Aetna CEO Says America Should Have a ‘Debate’ About Single Payer“Single payer, I think we should have that debate as a nation,” Mark Bertolini told employees in a private meeting.