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I'm Scared Medicare Will End

Posted 10-07-2018 at 01:40 PM by pilotpair

Originally Posted by Elliott_CA View Post
No. Medicare For All is a public option. That means no one is forced or coerced to drop employer or union plans, but we would all have the option to choose Medicare/Medicaid if we want to. ... and millions of people will want to choose Medicare For All because the premiums will be cheaper than private sector plans. Medicare has the lowest overhead of any health delivery system in the country and they don't charge extra to make a profit either.

Medicare For All would save the country $2 trillion over 10 years. Under the current privatized system, we are projected to spend $34T over the next 10 years, while the cost of MFA is projected at $32T.

Medicare For All makes a lot of sense. It is not a new program, it's an expansion of a 50-year old program that's been very successful and popular.
Read the legislation. It is clear all employer/union plans go. Read Section 107.
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