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Unpacking The Sanders Medicare-For-All Bill

On September 13, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)—with 16 Democratic cosponsors—released the Medicare-For-All Act of 2017, intended to create a single-payer system. Once the Act’s Universal Medicare Program went into effect, most benefits would no longer be available under public and private coverage.

September 14, 2017

Today’s Medicare Is Built On 50 Years Of Robust Compromise. Now What?

Our system of government, with its divided powers, cannot function without “compromise” among competing interests and philosophies. But can we “compromise” without being “compromised”?

March 8, 2016