Here's what's in Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for all' bill

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Payer plan a 'curse

- thehill.com
15 Sep 2017
President Trump on Thursday called Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernard (Bernie) Sanders Trump: Clinton blames everyone but herself for election loss Overnight Regulation: House moves to block methane rule | Senators wrestle with allowing driverless trucks | EPA delays toxic waste rule Overnight Finance: GOP plans to unveil tax framework in late September | Critical stretch for ...

Sponsors Introduce Medicare All Bill

15 Sep 2017
On Capitol Hill, Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a bill Wednesday that would provide universal healthcare by expanding Medicare to include every American. Sanders introduced the bill flanked by doctors, nurses and some of the bill's 15 Democratic co-sponsors.
- democracynow.org

Medicare for All Is Now Mainstream Democrats Who Still Oppose

- inthesetimes.com
15 Sep 2017
Over the past year, the Democratic Party has undergone a seismic shift to the left on the issue of healthcare. Today, Bernie Sanders introduced his Medicare for All bill with the support of 15 co-sponsors in the Senate--a third of the Democratic caucus. In 2013, the last time Sanders introduced such a bill, it had just one sponsor: himself.

Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Bill

15 Sep 2017
"Medicare for All"? Not quite. Sanders calls his plan "Medicare for All," but that's more of a handy slogan than reality, as this plan would greatly expand Medicare and overhaul it -- for example, it would greatly expand the type of coverage offered and also eliminate deductibles, copays and premiums. Private insurance companies are also currently a part of the Medicare ...
- npr.org

Payer Proposal Puts Spotlight Back on SB

- capitalandmain.com
15 Sep 2017
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), with the co-sponsorship of 16 Democrats, has introduced a "Medicare for All" bill to replace America's health-care system with a public system. The details are scant, but in broad strokes Sanders proposes covering everything - from emergency surgery to prescription drugs, from mental health to eye care - without co-payments. The Affordable ...

Unpacking The Sanders Medicare

15 Sep 2017
On September 13, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)--with 16 Democratic cosponsors--released the Medicare-For-All Act of 2017 , intended to transition the American health care system to a single-payer system. In addition to the bill text, Senator Sanders released an executive summary , title summary , and white paper on financing options.
- healthaffairs.org

Sanders Releases Single The Daily Caller

- dailycaller.com
15 Sep 2017
Blumenthal, one of the most recent senators to jump on board Sanders' bill, said Tuesday that the Medicare-For-All bill is "an idea whose time has come." He also worked to ensure his colleagues that may be weary to support it that Sanders bill is in no way about "scrapping it [Obamacare]," but rather about "building on it."

The Surprising Provision Buried In Sanders' Medicare For All Bill

15 Sep 2017
The Medicare Transitional Plan reads like a standalone bill that was added to the larger project. But it could also be removed fairly easily and adopted by itself. It is broadly similar to the MICA proposal we published at Shadowproof and is likely similar to the universal Medicare buy-in bill Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) is expected to release.
- mintpressnews.com

Here's What's In Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Bill

- digital.vpr.net
15 Sep 2017
But even with all of those potential revenue-boosters, Sanders may still fall far short of the total amount of money needed to pay for his ambitious program. Altogether, his estimates of how much money his funding mechanisms would generate totals up to around $16 trillion over 10 years. In a 2016 report on his presidential campaign's "Medicare for All" plan, the Urban ...

Murray, Cantwell Aren't Backing Medicare for All Bill

15 Sep 2017
The plan would expand medicare into the nation's single health insurance provider and cover medical, dental, and vision for all U.S. residents. It would expand coverage in phases over the course of four years, beginning with coverage for children under the age of 18 and adults between 55-64. What the bill doesn't have is a plan to pay for it, and many Democratic backers ...
- seattlemet.com

If We Do Medicaid All Type Plan, It Would Bankrupt The Nation

- ntknetwork.com
15 Sep 2017
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled his Medicare-for-all legislation on Wednesday surrounded by fellow 2020 hopefuls like Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Kamala Harris. However, as mayor of Burlington, Vermont in 1987 Sanders said that such legislation would "bankrupt the nation."

Trump Threatens to Veto Medicare All, Promptly Gets Destroyed by Bernie Sanders

15 Sep 2017
In the past couple of weeks, Sen. Bernie Sanders has been aggressively advocating for his proposal to make Medicare available to all Americans. The response from his senate colleagues has been exceedingly positive. He already has about sixteen co-sponsers . When he introduced a similar bill in 2013, he had none.
- reverbpress.com

Sanders' 'Medicare All' Plan Would Fund Abortions With Tax Dollars

- thefederalist.com
15 Sep 2017
The senator unveiled his plan, dubbed "Medicare for all," on Wednesday afternoon, which would require taxpayers to foot most everyone's health-care bills. Notably, the bill includes no specifics on how this massive government expansion would be paid for, and the United States' budget deficits and national debt are at historic and unsustainable highs.

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15 Sep 2017
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Sanders's Bill Electrifies Growing Single

- truth-out.org
15 Sep 2017
Indeed, the bill includes no co-pays or deductibles, although the bill does give the Health and Human Services secretary the ability to impose co-pays for prescription drugs to incentivize the use of generic drugs. "PNHP applauds Sen. Sanders and the thousands of grassroots advocates whose tireless advocacy has pushed single payer to the forefront of the national debate on ...

Democrats Unveil Single Payer Plan

15 Sep 2017
Politico: Sanders' single-payer push splits Democrats -- "As Sanders prepares to unveil his Medicare for All legislation on Wednesday, most of the party's congressional leaders and vulnerable Senate incumbents are steering clear. Even as the left celebrates Sanders' ability to push the Democratic agenda leftward after his primary challenge to Hillary Clinton last year, ...
- wbur.org

Bernie Sanders introduces 'Medicare for all' single

- rt.com
15 Sep 2017
In its first year Medicare would lower the eligibility age to 55. Children under 18 would be offered immediate access to the government-run plan. Over the next two years, Medicare enrollment would drop to 45 years, then 35 years old. By the fourth year, all would be eligible.

Four big, unanswered questions in Bernie Sanders' single

15 Sep 2017
And several topics that have been at the forefront of discussion, particularly among Democrats, are not mentioned in the bill. For instance, the Obama administration supported the LGBTQ community by removing a ban against Medicare funding for gender-reassignment surgery and it endorsed same-sex marriage. The Medicare for All Act doesn't say whether gender-reassignment ...
- washingtonexaminer.com

Sen Bernie Sanders to Highlight Medicare for All Bill in Public San Francisco Speech

- nationalnursesunited.org
15 Sep 2017
Fresh off the introduction of S. 1804, the Medicare for All Act of 2017, Sen. Bernie Sanders will address the theme in a public speech Friday, September 22 in San Francisco, hosted by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United.

Bernie Sanders' Radical 'Medicare For All' Gets Widespread Democratic Support

15 Sep 2017
So why are Democrats, many of whom have presidential ambitions in 2020, signing on to Sanders' incredibly radical, entirely impractical, and impossibly expensive health care plan? The answer is simple. These Democrats need to mollify their increasingly radicalized left-wing base.
- investors.com

NYC aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in 14,000 buildings

- archpaper.com
15 Sep 2017
This week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new plan to drastically reduce the emissions of aging buildings across the city. Despite Trump's hasty withdrawal from the 2016 Paris Agreement , de Blasio pledged to adhere to the treaty and accelerate New York City's action to cut its fossil fuel emissions.
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