medicare for all

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    Competing healthcare bills introduced in Congress

    Last week, representatives of the U.S. House introduced competing bills on healthcare. On the Democratic side, Rep. Pramila Jayapal introduced what she calls a “very different” Medicare-for-All bill than previous versions introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders. The bill would overhaul the U.S. healthcare system by…
    Jordan Roberts, March 4, 2019
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    Harris walks back “Medicare-for-All” comments

    It didn’t take long for Kamala Harris to walk back some of her comments concerning her desire to wipe out the health insurance industry. From an article posted on CNN.com: As the furor grew, a…
    Jordan Roberts, January 30, 2019
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    At least Kamala Harris is honest

    2020 Democratic nominee hopeful Kamala Harris participated a town hall with Jake Tapper in Iowa last night. She was asked about her stances on many issues including the popular “Medicare-for-All” proposal (for more discussion of this proposal see here, here, and here). Here is Kamala’s answer…
    Jordan Roberts, January 29, 2019
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    Healthcare industry group starts campaign against “Medicare-for-All”

    The Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, a group of healthcare industry players, released the following ad which you will probably see on your TV soon: The ad hits on some important points. First, there are many names for the next round of proposed government usurpation of the healthcare…
    Jordan Roberts, January 25, 2019
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    When presented with specifics, Americans don’t want “Medicare for All”

    Healthcare has been the most important issue for many voters in the last couple election cycles as everyone is dealing with the effects of our inflated healthcare costs. However, what exactly do Americans want? They know they pay too much for healthcare. They know the government controls much…
    Jordan Roberts, January 23, 2019
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    Major reform, no regulations

    I’m going to use this space today to discuss two healthcare reform initiatives. One was just recently announced and one has been a policy for several years. The former is happening right here in North Carolina. It involves value-based care which I have written about before…
    Jordan Roberts, January 18, 2019
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    Chamber of Commerce CEO vows to fight single-payer proposals

    The CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said that the organization representing more than three million businesses would use “all of our resources” to fight single-payer proposals: “We also have to respond to calls for government-run, single-payer health care,…
    Jordan Roberts, January 11, 2019
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    “Medicare-for-All” ignores the benefits of private enterprise

    The idea of universal healthcare in the United States is currently more popular than ever. The idea has gained steam in Congress and among many young, progressive members of Congress as the only solution to save our inefficient healthcare system. Many on the…
    Jordan Roberts, December 13, 2018