Bernie Sanders's new Medicare-for-all plan, explained

CNBC| Wed Sep 13 08:00:15 EDT 2017
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will release a proposal Wednesday afternoon to transition the United States to a single-payer health care system, one where a single government-run plan provides insurance coverage to all Americans. The Sanders plan envisions a future in which all Americans have health coverage and pay nothing out of pocket when they visit the doctor. His plan, the Medicare for All Act, describes a benefit package that is more generous than what other single-payer countries, like Canada, currently offer their residents. The Sanders plan goes into great detail about the type of coverage Americans would receive. But it provides no information on how it would finance such a generous h..

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