Health Care

Sanders: Single Payer Means Tax Hikes for Middle Class

'Healthcare is not free'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said that if his Medicare-for-All tax plan is adopted, he will impose tax hikes on the middle class because "health care is not free." Sanders's comment came in response to a question from the Washington Post's Robert Costa during an interview on Tuesday.

Planned Parenthood Staffers: Wen Fired Over ‘Lack of Leadership’

'S⁠—t has been crazy, there was a whole system of insanity'

After Planned Parenthood fired Leana Wen on Tuesday, sources told BuzzFeed News Wen had been in negotiations with the board over her departure for weeks because of poor relationships with staff and "a complete lack of leadership capability."

Biden Surprised So Many Democrats Want to Get Rid of Obamacare

Biden's healthcare plan includes a public option but does not go as far as other Democrats

Former vice president Joe Biden released his campaign's healthcare plan Monday morning in a short video in which Biden criticized some of his presidential primary contenders who want to get rid of Obamacare and private insurance entirely. 

Kamala Harris Stands by Latest Private Insurance Reversal

Harris has been inconsistent on the role of private health insurance

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) confirmed during a Friday appearance on The View that her Medicare for All plan would not eliminate private supplemental health insurance, rebutting her own past statements indicating that she supported abolishing private insurance.

Bloomberg Analysis: Poorer Families Lose Under Sanders Plan

Taxpayers with employer-sponsored insurance also likely to pay more on Medicare for all

Most Americans with employer-sponsored health insurance and poorer families on Medicaid will come out on the losing end of Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) Medicare for all proposal.