"We will expand Medicare to provide dental, vision, and hearing coverage to benefit seniors, not to pad the profits of healthcare industry CEOs."
"We need Medicare for All. In fact, we needed Medicare for All yesterday."
“With the current Medicare platform, those three things are just left out, like it’s no big deal,” said the Democratic leader. “But it is a big deal and we should fix it.”
"Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and then reinvesting those savings back into the program to expand services further strengthens our path towards universal coverage for all."
"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."
"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."
Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...
"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."