Issues

Benefits of Medicare For All

Bernie Sanders’ Medicare For All plan creates a national single-payer health insurance plan which would pay for the health care of all US residents without premiums, deductibles, or copays. There are many reasons to support this plan, but as doctors there are several benefits of Medicare For All that we feel are worth emphasizing.

Evidence-Based Policy

Meta-Analysis: PLOS Medicine, Cai (2020)

Modeled analysis: The Lancet, Galvani (2020)

Modeled analysis: The Lancet, Galvani (2020)

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  • 22 cost estimates over 3 decades
  • 20 of the 22 predicted net savings
  • Median net savings of 3.5%

Modeled analysis: The Lancet, Galvani (2020)

Modeled analysis: The Lancet, Galvani (2020)

Modeled analysis: The Lancet, Galvani (2020)

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Yale School of Public Health study:

Medicare for All would save 68k lives and $450B annually

John Oliver debunks myths of Medicare for All

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO, February 17, 2020

5 E's of Medicare for All by Dr Richard Bruno

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