Tag: Medicare

  • The words "a good post" with a smiley face.

    Medicare for All Cometh

    Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has introduced his much-touted Medicare-for-All bill with a good slate of cosponsors joining the effort. And it sets the opposition out to pick at the draft with calls of calamity. There are those opposed on principle, but the most common criticism seems to have to do with cost, which is…

  • The words "a good post" with a smiley face.

    Scenarios for the Adoption of Single-Payer in the US

    Some have dismissed the idea of Medicare-for-all or a single-payer healthcare system in the United States as implausible (or even impossible). They see it as a bridge too far (or as one Brookings Institute reprint put it (Brookings: 26 January 2016: “The impossible (pipe) dream—single-payer health reform”), “‘You can’t get there from here.’”). I’m going…

  • The words "a good post" with a smiley face.

    Fiscal Cliff

    Overview of the fiscal cliff.