Medicare

Harris Clarifies: Against Eliminating Private Insurance

Explains $2 trillion of new Wall Street taxes will pay for $30 trillion proposal

After months of inconsistency on the issue, Democratic presidential candidate and California senator Kamala Harris released her Medicare for All plan, clarifying that she does not support the total elimination of private insurance plans.

As Dems Prepare to Debate in Michigan, Poll Finds Majority in Key Swing State Oppose ‘Medicare for All’

Joe Biden holds his ground, but can he withstand attacks from the left on healthcare?

As Democratic presidential candidates prepare for the second round of debates in Detroit next week, the party is hoping the candidate who ends up winning the nomination in 2020 will fare better in Michigan than Hillary Clinton, who managed to lose to reliably blue state to Donald Trump by 10,704 votes, thanks in no small part to bumbling incompetence.

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.

Medicare For All Could Shutter Hospitals

If all Americans switched to Medicare, taking patients would become a losing financial proposition for hospitals

Amid an ever-more-left-leaning field, Democratic contender Rep. John Delaney (Md.) issued a dire warning Wednesday night about his opponents' plan to socialize medicine through Medicare for All.