A claim by some Democrats that a ‘Medicare for All’ health care plan would save the United States $2 trillion is based on a cherry-picked reading of a study which, in fact, shows such a plan would dramatically increase health care expenditures, a Washington Post fact check determined.
The implementation of nationwide, single-payer health care would cost the U.S. government more than $32 trillion over ten years, according to a new report from the libertarian Mercatus Center.
A report by the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human services says that Medicare Part D, the program designed to help seniors afford drug prescriptions, is struggling with concerns of overprescribing, and also points to thousands of situations in which the level of prescriptions for some patients is creating risk of overdose deaths.
Jeff Beals, a Democratic candidate in New York’s 19th congressional district, on Monday gave a strange response to incumbent Rep. John Faso’s (R., N.Y.) question on how he would raise $32 trillion to fund a “Medicare for All” health-care plan.
Mass amnesty, trillions in Medicare spending, and publicly funded abortion are just some of the ideas in a set of policy proposals that a left-leaning policy group gave to Democratic bigwigs this past week.
Waiting times for medically necessary health care services under Canada’s single-payer system have hit a record high, according to a report from the Fraser Institute.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) did not vote for the ‘Medicare for All’ proposal crafted by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.). Rather, he believes individuals should be able to have the choice into which system they want to buy in.