Elizabeth Warren Releases Plan to Pay for ‘Medicare for All’ & 11 more stories

Elizabeth Warren Releases Plan to Pay for ‘Medicare for All’, by Thomas Kaplan, Abby Goodnough and Margot Sanger-Katz, published 2019-11-01T12:45:34Z

Top Story: Ms. Warren would impose huge tax increases on businesses and billionaires to provide free health coverage for all Americans, but she says she would not raise taxes on the middle class.

But in responding to her rivals and more tightly embracing Medicare for all, Ms. Warren is taking a significant political risk. Although she is not proposing broad tax increases on individuals, her proposal will still allow Republicans to portray her as a tax… [+3028 chars] [read the full story]

How Elizabeth Warren Plans to Pay for Medicare for All

Lisa Rowan on Two Cents, shared by Lisa Rowan to Lifehacker, 2019-11-01T19:15:00Z

Overview: A big topic on our many Democratic presidential debate stages this summer has been health care reform. Several candidates, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, have been pushing for Medicare for All, through which the government would provi…

A big topic on our many Democratic presidential debate stages this summer has been health care reform. Several candidates, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, have been pushing for Medicare for All, through which the government would provi… [+3881 chars] [read the full story]

US election 2020: Elizabeth Warren sets out health funding plan

https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews, 2019-11-01T17:53:10Z

Overview: Elizabeth Warren details how she would pay for her ambitious care plan, after criticism from rivals.

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US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has offered details on funding for her healthcare plan, which is expected to cost the federal government $20.5tn (£15.8tn) over 10 years.
She said the “Medicare for All” plan would not rai… [+4799 chars] [read the full story]

Bernie Sanders Won’t Yet Explain How He Would Pay For Medicare For All

Danielle Kurtzleben, 2019-10-29T18:22:42Z

Overview: “You’re asking me to come up with an exact detailed plan of … how much you’re going to pay more in taxes, how much I’m going to pay,” Sanders said. “I don’t think I have to do that right now.”

Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders greets supporters during a rally in Queens, N.Y., earlier this month.
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Bernie Sanders doesn’t plan on releasing a detailed plan of how to finance his single-payer Medicare… [+3036 chars] [read the full story]

Financing Medicare for All would require ‘impossibly high’ taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations

Joseph Zeballos-Roig, 2019-10-29T14:52:33Z

Overview: A preliminary study from a budget watchdog found that financing Medicare for All would require “impossibly high taxes” on wealthy Americans and corporations — and likely compel the middle class to carry some of the responsibility paying for universal healthca…

A preliminary study from a budget watchdog found that financing Medicare for All would require “impossibly high taxes” on wealthy Americans and corporations — and likely compel the middle class to carry some of the responsibility paying for universal healthca… [+2658 chars] [read the full story]

Iora Health is looking to raise more than $100 million as it expands the reach of a new kind of medical clinic that charges a monthly fee

Lydia Ramsey, 2019-10-31T22:46:00Z

Overview: Iora Health, a startup that’s created a new kind of clinic that charges a monthly fee, is seeking to raise new funds as it expands its reach, according to two sources familiar with the round. The round, which has not closed yet, is expected to bring in more t…

Iora Health, a startup that’s created a new kind of clinic focused on caring for the elderly, is raising a new round of funding to expand its reach, according to two sources familiar with the round. 
The round, which has not closed yet, is expected to bring … [+3735 chars] [read the full story]

Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to say that taxes won’t go up on the middle-class to pay for Medicare for All could be a problem for her

Eliza Relman, 2019-10-30T14:30:12Z

Overview: Sen. Elizabeth Warren doesn’t yet have a plan to pay for Medicare for All, which is estimated to cost approximately $30 trillion over a decade. There is widespread consensus among economists and political strategists that a single-payer healthcare system woul…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s most enthusiastic fans have recently begun chanting “Two cents! Two cents!” at her presidential campaign rallies. 
The cry refers to the candidate’s proposal to raise taxes on the ultra-rich — by 2 cents on every dollar of wealth over… [+8005 chars] [read the full story]

Elizabeth Warren releases a plan to pay for Medicare for All and pledges not ‘one penny’ in middle-class tax increases

Eliza Relman and Joseph Zeballos-Roig, 2019-11-01T13:36:18Z

Overview: Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her much-anticipated plan to finance Medicare for All on Friday, proposing $20.5 trillion in new federal spending. In a Medium post laying out details of her plan, Warren said it wouldn’t require tax increases on the middle clas…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her much-anticipated plan to finance Medicare for All on Friday, proposing $20.5 trillion in new federal spending through substantial tax increases to provide health insurance to every person in the United States.
In a Medium p… [+2427 chars] [read the full story]

Joe Biden describes his health care plan using Pete Buttigieg’s term, ‘Medicare for all who want it’

Des Moines Register, Stephen Gruber-Miller, Des Moines Register, 2019-10-30T21:14:25Z

Overview: Biden on Wednesday referred to his health care plan as “Medicare for all who want it,” employing the phrase used by rival Pete Buttigieg.

Joe Biden discusses his healthcare plan and the “public option”
Olivia Sun, Des Moines Register
MAQUOKETA, Ia.  Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday referred to his health care plan as “Medicare for All Who Want It,” employing the phrase used by Pe… [+2731 chars] [read the full story]

Medicare for All – The Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Health Care Plans

ROBERT LASZEWSKI, 2019-10-30T18:35:46Z

Overview: The Question That Single-Payer Medicare for All Advocates Need to Answer You are probably thinking that question is, how are you going to…

The Question That Single-Payer Medicare for All Advocates Need to Answer
You are probably thinking that question is, how are you going to pay for it?Ultimately, yes.
But, I will suggest there is another critically important issue that is part of the overall… [+4409 chars] [read the full story]

Elizabeth Warren releases ‘Medicare for All’ health care payment plan

Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY, 2019-11-01T13:40:43Z

Overview: Warren promised that she would fund the program, which she says will cost “under $52 trillion over ten years,” without a tax hike on the middle class.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released her much-anticipated “Medicare for All” plan, the expansion of the government health care program.
In a series of tweets and in a policy platform released online, Warren promised she … [+1131 chars] [read the full story]