Five Things You Need to Know About Medicare for All

What You Need to Know About Medicare for All:

  1. Medicare: minus the "All" (02:19)
  2. Medicare is popular because it touches so many Americans. (09:09) Currently, 44 million beneficiaries—some 15 percent of the U.S. population—are enrolled in the Medicare program. Enrollment is expected to rise to 79 million by 2030. Only one in 10 beneficiaries relies solely on the Medicare program for health care coverage.
  3. Medicare for All is not really Medicare and it's not one thing. (14:10)
  4. The cost of these plans is very, very high. (17:24)
  5. The Taiwanese health care system is the closest equivalent which is why you hear so much about it. (21:38)


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