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Drew Altman: The Detail That Could Make Medicare for All Generous — and Expensive

“…the burden of rising out-of-pocket costs is one reason the plan could have appeal for many Americans — even if it’s not possible to get rid of them completely.”

Medicare-for-All and Public Plan Buy-In Proposals: Overview and Key Issues

As policymakers debate next steps for expanding health insurance coverage and lowering health costs, some have introduced legislation that would broaden the role of public programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid.