Can a left’s ‘free-for-all’ Medicare work?
As a inhabitant health caring discuss rages on, Seattle has motionless to support Medicare-for-all.
Last month, Seattle Rep. Pramila Jayapal introduced a bill, a Medicare for All Act of 2019, that would transition Americans to single-payer government-paid health caring though does not explain how a supervision will compensate for a plan.
This week, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan sealed a City Council fortitude in support of Jayapal’s bill, creation Seattle a initial city to behind a Medicare-for-all bill.
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“The U.S. has among a misfortune health outcomes in a grown universe notwithstanding spending roughly 19 percent of a nation’s sum domestic product (GDP) on health care,” Seattle Council Member M. Lorena González pronounced in a statement. “A single-payer complement would urge health outcomes while obscure a cost of medical caring and insurance.”
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In a 2016 election, Sen. Bernie Sanders ran on judgment health caring and this choosing cycle many some-more Democrats, including Sen. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren, are ancillary a concept.
Jayapal’s would be a initial Medicare-for-all check to accept a conference in Congress.