Sanders Advocates Single-Payer System As He Celebrates Medicare’s Anniversary
The Democratic presidential hopeful reiterated his support for a single-payer health care system and promised to introduce "Medicare-for-all" legislation in the near future.
The Washington Post:
Sanders Advocates For Single-Payer Health-Care System On Medicare Anniversary
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders highlighted his support for a single-payer health-care system — a position that separates him from his rivals for the Democratic nomination — during a Thursday rally on Capitol Hill celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare. (Wagner, 7/30)
Sanders Plots Another Universal Health Care Push
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Thursday that he will introduce a single-payer, Medicare-for-all bill “in the very near future.” The presidential candidate spoke at a rally in a park across the street from the Capitol, in front of cheering union members celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare. He pushed for a universal system, in which the government provides health insurance for all. (Sullivan, 7/30)