The proposal, the Medicare for America Act, first appeared as a 2018 paper by the Center for American Progress. It was a plan to expand government-run health care. It‚Äôs been called ‚Äúthe Democratic establishment‚Äôs alternative‚ÄĚ to Sen. Bernie Sanders‚Äôs single-payer scheme. In March, Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O‚ÄôRourke endorsed Medicare for America in lieu of the Sanders plan.
CNN declared that Mr. O‚ÄôRourke‚Äôs endorsement of Medicare for America demonstrates his ‚Äúmoderate path,‚ÄĚ but the bill is anything but moderate. When Rep. Rosa DeLauro reintroduced Medicare for America legislation on May 1, she included a new, radical provision. The revised bill prohibits any medical provider ‚Äúfrom entering into a private contract with an individual enrolled under Medicare for America for any item or service coverable under Medicare for America.‚ÄĚ Essentially, this would bar program enrollees from paying...
Jim Lincoln wrote: Sounds like it's time to beef up Obamacare and turn it into Romneycare https://tinyurl.com/6rhyyvp (If ObamaCare Is So Bad, How Does RomneyCare Survive?)
Jim, you know we have been through this before. From a source you should trust, Politico,
RomneyCare‚Äôs pioneering health insurance exchange is headed for the scrap heap.
An article dated back 05/05/2014 and titled. Massachusetts ditches RomneyCare exchange.
From the article.
It‚Äôs unclear what either option will cost Massachusetts or whether federal officials will cover that expense. Massachusetts has already spent $57 million on a system that never was able to enroll people with subsidies start to finish, and its failure has forced the state to enroll more than 160,000 residents in temporary Medicaid coverage ‚ÄĒ at an estimated $10 million-a-month cost