Tag Archives: Medicare

Insurers Making It Tough For Sanders And Warren To End Private Medicare

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, left, listens as Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a health care bill news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. © 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP As health insurance companies expand into new regions offering privatized Medicare Advantage coverage… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: All About ‘Medicare for All’

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. We’re doing something a little different this holiday week. Because “Medicare for All” is so much in the news, we’re rerunning an earlier explainer episode. Special Reports But first, KHN’s “What the Health?” host Julie Rovner talks with KHN correspondent Shefali Luthra about how health… Read More »

‘Medicare for all’ branding could be backfiring on liberals

Those who believe that the government should provide everybody with free healthcare have long struggled with a way to brand it. The term socialized health insurance has a negative connotation and “single-payer healthcare” is too wonky. So in recent years, activists have pushed leading Democrats to adopt the term “Medicare for all.” The “Medicare for… Read More »