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Medicare for All: Solution or Not?

Authored By Scott Humphrey

The idea of Medicare for all is one that meets with varied opinions and passionate responses. When President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law, he appealed strongly to people’s sense of decency, saying “we’ve just got to say that by God you can’t treat grandma this way!” It’s true that in those days there were shocking stories of the elderly going without care and dying in deplorable conditions without treatment. Lately, the Medicare program has been portrayed as under siege, nearly bankrupt from increased costs and decreasing revenues. But many are asking the question: “Could this work for everyone?”

Medicare for All refers to a policy of expanding Medicare into a single-payer program with no copayments or deductibles, which would then cover every US resident and be paid for with payroll taxes and perhaps some marginal (Read More....)