Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had.
A conservative dark money group has launched a series of radio ads attacking a bipartisan bill authored by the senior Republican in the United States Senate, Iowa’s Chuck Grassley.
Joining in the right’s “everything we don’t like is socialism” parade, the group suggests that by reducing the amount senior citizens and government insurance programs pay for prescription drugs, the bill is a socialistic plot that would stop pharmaceutical companies from cur...
As Democrats embrace the idea of expanding the federal health insurance program, we looked at what it covers and costs. It’s far from “free.”
Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say.
Ms. Harris is forging her own path on the health care issue, putting forth a plan for providing Medicare for all Americans that stops short of the complete overhaul Bernie Sanders has proposed.
If it followed the path of traditional Medicare, it would end up paying for a lot of coverage that has little medical value.
The proposal would have lowered costs under Medicare for consumers needing expensive drugs, but would have raised Medicare premiums.
People would lose insurance, but workplace lactation rooms, menu calorie information and entire government programs would also be affected.