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Bennet, a 'Medicare for All' critic, enters 2020 presidential race

May 3, 2019


Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), who last month introduced a so-called "Medicare X" proposal that would implement a public option health plan in the United States, on Thursday became the latest candidate to announce he is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.

The risks (and opportunities) of a single-payer health system, according to CBO

May 2, 2019


Transitioning the United States to a single-payer, government-run health care system would be "complicated, challenging, and potentially disruptive," but could lead to universal coverage and a more efficient health system, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Wednesday.

Inside the first congressional hearing on 'Medicare for All' in 10 years

May 1, 2019


During a House Committee on Rules hearing Tuesday, health care experts shared how they would approach implementing so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals and discussed the potential costs of moving the United States to a single-payer, government-run health system.

The 10-year feud between UPMC and Highmark is coming to a head—and it could have national implications

May 1, 2019


The Pennsylvania Supreme Court next month will hear arguments on the state's efforts to force UPMC and Highmark Health to extend their contracts, in the latest development in "one of the fiercest health care fights in the country," according to Fortune.

Biden wants to give US residents the option to buy into Medicare

April 30, 2019


Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, during a campaign event on Monday called for allowing all U.S. residents to have the option to buy into Medicare, highlighting a divide among Democratic policymakers and presidential candidates over whether to shift the United States to a single-payer health system.

Hospital finances are starting to stabilize, Moody's finds

April 30, 2019


Nonprofit and public hospitals last year showed signs of stable profitability—with revenue growth outpacing expense growth for the first time since fiscal year 2015, according to a preliminary analysis released Thursday by Moody's Investors Service.

Washington lawmakers approve bill to create public option health plan

April 30, 2019


Washington's Legislature on Saturday approved a bill to create a state-funded public health insurance option, which state residents would be able to select on Washington's health insurance exchange.

How much do US residents spend on health care? See the answer, charted.

April 29, 2019


Health care costs account for a larger share of low-income U.S. residents' paychecks, though high-income residents spend more dollars overall, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The 3 models CMS wants states to use to improve care, lower costs for dually eligible beneficiaries

April 29, 2019


CMS Administrator Seema Verma last week invited states to participate in demonstration models designed to integrate care for beneficiaries who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

'Medicare for All' is roiling the health industry. Could Biden bring it to a halt?

April 26, 2019


There are a slew of so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals and public option health plans floating around the 116th Congress. 
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