HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » The REAL Key To Selling M...

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 01:13 PM

The REAL Key To Selling Medicare for All

EVERYONE will be covered (phased in over time, starting with minors and 55+). Healthcare IS A RIGHT.

No Deductibles. No Co-pays.

From the bill:
(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall ensure that no cost-sharing, including deductibles, coinsurance, copay- ments, or similar charges, be imposed on an individual for any benefits provided under this Act, except as described in subsection (b).




Dental and Vision are part of Healthcare and are covered.

From the bill:
SEC. 1013. COVERAGE OF DENTAL AND VISION SERVICES AND HEARING AIDS AND EXAMINATIONS
UNDER MEDICARE PART B.




Costs would go DOWN:
"The single-payer, government-run system has the potential to control prices much better than our current system," said Larry Levitt, a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation. With a simpler system would come lower administrative costs, making health care much more efficient, for example; and the government would negotiate drug prices, bringing health care costs down, as well as the price per service.


It can be paid for by taxing employers and the wealthy.
a 7.5 percent payroll tax on employers, a 4 percent individual income tax and an array of taxes on wealthier Americans, as well as corporations. In addition, Sanders' plan says the end of big health insurance-related tax expenditures, like employers' ability to deduct insurance premiums, would save trillions of dollars.



FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF
Much more at http://www.npr.org/2017/09/14/550768280/heres-whats-in-bernie-sanders-medicare-for-all-bill

You can read the actual text of the bill here: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1804/text

(or since text isn't at Congress.gov yet, here: https://www.sanders.senate.gov/download/medicare-for-all-act?id=6CA2351C-6EAE-4A11-BBE4-CE07984813C8&download=1&inline=file )

Don't listen to any other mis-information being spread about this.

7 replies, 1095 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 7 replies Author Time Post
Reply The REAL Key To Selling Medicare for All (Original post)
berni_mccoy Sep 2017 OP
Iggo Sep 2017 #1
snowybirdie Sep 2017 #2
berni_mccoy Sep 2017 #3
snowybirdie Sep 2017 #4
berni_mccoy Sep 2017 #5
ZX86 Sep 2017 #6
ananda Sep 2017 #7

Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 01:25 PM

1. Kick.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 01:50 PM

2. Sorry to disagree

Medicare is wonderful and a godsend to seniors. But as a couple, we pay nearly $12,000 a year for it! Between deductions from social security for Part B, supplemental insurance and Drug insurance, it adds up. No dental or eye care either. Will these fees and deductions apply for all? We choose to have insurance that lets us travel, so no advantage plans apply. I'm still waiting to see how it's funded before I embrace it.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to snowybirdie (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 01:58 PM

3. What you know of Medicare is not what Medicare for All is. THAT is the point.

There would be no Part B or supplemental because everything would be covered. Medicare for All IS a SINGLE PAYER SYSTEM.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to berni_mccoy (Reply #3)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 02:00 PM

4. Perhaps you're correct

But I'm seeing many fantastical predictions about what will happen if enacted. We need a CBO analysis before I'm convinced.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 04:57 PM

5. Kick for the Dinner crowd.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:24 PM

6. Time for Democratic unity!

Unity isn't just for candidates!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 05:27 PM

7. *Like*

..

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread