Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Medicare For All

Sanders, Jayapal, Dingell more than 120 colleagues in House and Senate...

"The American people understand, as I do, that health care is a human right, not a privilege."

Sanders, Jayapal lan town hall on healthcare as human right to...

"There are millions of people who would like to go to a doctor but cannot afford to do so," said Sanders. "This is an outrage. In America, your health and your longevity should not be dependent on your wealth."

Medicare for All could have prevented more than 338,000 US Covid...

"Healthcare reform is long overdue in the U.S.," said the lead author of a new study. "Americans are needlessly losing lives and money."

Sanders and colleagues introduce Medicare for All Act of 2022 in...

The Medicare for All Act of 2022 would be implemented over a four-year period and would include dental care, vision coverage, and hearing aids with no out-of-pocket expenses, insurance premiums, deductibles, or co-payments,

Pressed by Sanders, Democrats aim to lower Medicare eligibility age in...

"In the rescue plan, we were able to take a major step forward in lowering child poverty—very important. Now I want to deal with issues facing seniors as well."

Medicare for All the ‘only way forward’, concludes Lancet panel in...

“Trump’s disastrous actions compounded longstanding failures in health policy in the USA. We know what it will take to create a healthy society. We just need the political will to do it.”

‘Seems like a good policy!’ CBO shows Medicare for All could...

"A large share of Medicare administrative costs are tied up in tasks like eligibility determination... that would no longer exist in a Medicare for All system."

‘Red line for a humane society’: 360+ DNC delegates vow to...

“Democrats who understand the profound need for Medicare for All don’t want a pat on the head. We want a genuine political commitment to healthcare as a human right.”

‘The next crisis’: Up to 43 million Americans could lose health...

The pandemic "exposes a lot of the inadequacies in our system."

As poll shows nearly 90% Democratic support, Biden told hostility to...

The latest figures led to calls for Biden to drop his stubborn opposition to Medicare for All and join with the majority of Democratic voters and the American people.

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A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

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