Uncertainty over candidate Elizabeth Warren’s health plan proposal

U.S. 11/14/19, 13:34

There is uncertainty about the health plan proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the 2020 presidential candidate, because it involves high costs and it is not clear how it will be funded. Democrat Warren presented her "Medicare for All" health care bill on Nov. 1, at a total cost of $52 ...

Why Trump’s Medicare reforms offer superior alternative to ‘Medicare for All’

Opinion 10/05/19, 19:31

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday intended to protect and improve Medicare benefits in a broad range of provisions designed mostly to increase choice and flexibility. The order’s statement of purpose took direct aim at the “Medicare for All” proposal supported by several Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 nomination for ...

Democrats grapple with fully embracing Medicare for All

Politics 05/17/19, 10:57

A half-dozen presidential candidates back "Medicare for All," a proposal that would put the government in charge of most health benefits. But some of the Democrats they're courting aren't sure that the nation's health care system should be overhauled so dramatically. After watching Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Medicare for All ...

Doubling your income taxes couldn’t even pay for ‘Medicare for all’

2022 Campaign 04/30/19, 19:27

The House Rules Committee held a hearing this morning on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposed government-run healthcare plan. Americans should thank Congressional Democrats—for showing us exactly where they want to take this country. The big idea of “Medicare for all” is to put Washington in charge of every American family’s healthcare. Specifically, here is what ...

Democrats credit health care for House win and are divided on what to do

Politics 03/19/19, 12:02

Months after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared “health care won” in the midterm elections, Democrats are divided on what their next legislative step is when it comes to health care. Democratic Reps. Pramila Jayapal of Washington and Debbie Dingell of Michigan unveiled their Medicare for all bill on Feb. 27. It ...

Competition, not government control, can make health care cheaper

Opinion 02/23/19, 19:54

In a new Gallup poll, 35 percent say government is the worst problem facing the U.S. In the 55 years that Gallup has asked the question—”What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?”—this is the highest percentage of people who have identified the government as ...

‘Medicare for All’ would ruin the care Americans already like

Opinion 02/17/19, 11:51

Liberals in Congress are promising Americans that their “Medicare for All” proposals for government-controlled health care will expand access to care. As Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., explains, “Obamacare was a first step in advancing this country, but I won’t rest until every American has a basic security that comes with having access to affordable ...

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