Kamala Harris: Under Medicare For All, If You Like Your Insurance Plan, You Can’t Keep It


By Peter Suderman
Reason, Jan. 29, 2019

At a town hall event this week, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), who recently launched her presidential campaign, said she wants to eliminate private insurance entirely, which would mean that about 177 million people would lose their existing employer-based plans. After noting that the Sanders-sponsored Medicare for All legislation that Harris supports would totally eliminate all private insurance, moderator Jake Tapper asked, “So for people out there who like their insurance—they don’t get to keep it?” Harris responded with a somewhat winding answer that amounts to a yes. Click here to read more.