Sanders Targets Racial Disparities In Medicine With Plan To Boost Number Of Minority Medical Professionals
“When we are in the White House, we will address the need for more black doctors, more black dentists, more black nurses and more black mental health providers who can provide culturally competent care in their communities," said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a 2020 hopeful. Meanwhile Sanders' campaign continued to go after former Vice President Joe Biden for his rhetoric over "Medicare for All."
Sanders Unveils Plan To Address Racial Disparities Among Health Care Professionals
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) unveiled a plan Wednesday seeking to boost the number of black employees in the health care industry as the White House hopeful works to shore up support in Democratic presidential primary. Sanders's campaign unveiled the plan shortly after he appeared at a presidential forum in Detroit for the NAACP National Convention. The plan would work to train and hire more black health care providers and supplement his “Medicare for All” plan. (Axelrod, 7/24)
Sanders Campaign Accuses Biden Of 'Continued Lies' About 'Medicare For All'
Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) presidential campaign slammed former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday for "continued lies" about Medicare for All. "Thank you, Joe Biden, for crediting our campaign for honesty," senior advisor Jeff Weaver said in a statement. "I'm sorry we can't return the favor. Your continued use of the same insurance company scare tactics that were used against the Affordable Care Act is truly disheartening." (Rodrigo, 7/24)