Obamacare Architect Admits “Single-Payer Health Insurance” would be Superior

Disturbingly, Baucus’s disgusting legacy lives on in Congress. A September 6 meeting of the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee was devoted entirely to using increased federal subsidies to health-insurance giants like Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health over Profit reported. The option of Single-Payer was only raised by protesters in the audience.

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Democrats must admit Obamacare is a Failure

The other Obamacare nightmare Democrats face is that Republicans will finally give up on “free market solutions” and embrace single-payer health insurance.

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Upgrades to Our Tax and Health Insurance Systems that would benefit all Americans

• Allow all employers to purchase Medicare and/or Medicaid coverage for their employees.

• Allow insurance agents, insurance companies, nonprofit organizations; and retailers such as Walmart and Amazon, to sell Medicare and/or Medicaid policies in exchange for a commission say $25 to $100 a policy.

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States Battling Anthem to Save Obamacare Exchanges

Anthem is considering leaving the Connect for Colorado Exchange, Colorado Public Radio (CPR) reported. That would leave thousands of customers in rural counties in Western Colorado with no Obamacare exchange options. Many of those people are old and sick and unable to find any other insurance.

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How Medicare for All Might Work

Use the existing infrastructure of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid as the basis for the system. Since most pharmacies and medical clinics already accept Medicare, simply expand that system. The Medicare brand is also well known and widely respected.

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Push for Medicare for All Begins

A major push for single-payer health insurance has begun in the wake of the defeat of the Republicans’ Obamacare light health insurance proposal. Not surprisingly U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is leading the charge for Medicare for All.

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Obamacare Premiums Could Rise by 48%

One insurance company; Highmark, has requested a 48% premium increase for some policies offered through Pennsylvania’s Obamacare exchange next year, Lancaster Online reported. The average Obamacare premium in Pennsylvania will increase by 12% next year.

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A Few Policies that could Help Save the American Middle Class

Effectively increase the income of many middle class families because they would no longer have to save for children’s college tuition. If a family is currently saving $1,000 a month for college, its income would increase by $1,000 a month. This would create more spending and stimulate the economy. Many families would enjoy a better lifestyle and parents would be able to save more for retirement.

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The Sanders Agenda: What Is It, and Would It Work?

The strangest thing about the Sanders agenda is that it does not go far enough. Sanders fails or refuses to address some of the major problems afflicting America today, including the high cost of housing, inequality in the public schools, lack of funds for local government, income insecurity, the pension crisis, student loan debt and the coming crisis in Social Security in Medicare.

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