medicare for all

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    New KFF poll: Many Americans unclear about effects of “Medicare-for-all”

    A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll for June 2019 was recently released, and there are some interesting results. Most of the polling only focuses on Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters; however, there are some results which look across the partisan spectrum. Survey respondents were asked, “Do you think taxes for…
    Jordan Roberts, June 18, 2019
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    No, Medicare-for-All will not save the U.S. $2 trillion

    As health care costs continue to rise, patients continue to struggle to navigate the healthcare system, and Congress cannot agree on the direction of health care reform, many are calling for lawmakers to scrap the whole system and transition to a single-payer system. Commonly referred…
    Jordan Roberts, June 11, 2019
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    House Rules Committee to hold hearing on Medicare for All

    Today at 10 a.m. the House Rules Committee will hold a hearing on the Medicare for All Act of 2019. The House version of a massive government takeover of the healthcare sector is sponsored by Rep. Jayapal along with more than 100 co-sponsors. This bill is similar to the…
    Jordan Roberts, April 30, 2019
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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