Why “Medicare for All” Isn’t Really Medicare at All


By James Pethokoukis
American Enterprise Institute, Jan. 29, 2019

Consider what the average American thinks when they hear “Medicare for All.” They probably think everyone would get the same coverage currently going to their parents and grandparents. Not so. The Medicare for All plan that Sen. Harris supports is actually a universal coverage plan that promises more services than Medicare does today while eliminating deductibles, co-insurance, and co-pays. Indeed, once more Americans hear about Medicare for All, they might start wondering how total healthcare spending would be the same or ever less under such a regime. Click here to read more.