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. Itâ€™s been called â€śthe Democratic establishmentâ€™s alternativeâ€ť to Sen. Bernie Sandersâ€™s single-payer scheme. In March, Democratic presidential hopeful Beto Oâ€™Rourke endorsed Medicare for America in lieu of the Sanders plan.
CNN declared that Mr. Oâ€™Rourkeâ€™s endorsement of Medicare for America demonstrates his â€śmoderate path,â€ť 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 â€śfrom entering into a private contract with an individual enrolled under Medicare for America for any item or service coverable under Medicare for America.â€ť 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,
RomneyCareâ€™s 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.
Itâ€™s 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 â€” at an estimated $10 million-a-month cost