Medicare is a national health insurance program in the United States, begun in 1966 under the Social Security Administration (SSA) and now administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It primarily provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older, but also for some younger people with disability status as determined by the Social Security Administration, as well as people with end stage renal disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said what the worst thing could be with Sen. Bernie Sanders in the White House. She said the worst-case scenario would be a compromise on health care with a public option...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently softened her once hardlined stance on 'Medicare for All.' She said it wouldn't be the end of the world if there was a compromise on the issue. Bernie Sanders says it..
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an outspoken advocate for Medicare for All. However, she recently made a starting admission. In an interview with the Huffington Post she conceded that Medicare for All may..
President Donald Trump has picked his favorite weapon to fight the economic fallout from the coronavirus: an elimination of the "payroll tax" on workers' gross earnings that is used to fund national.. Reuters - Published
The Trump administration on Wednesday turned back to its pledge to fight high U.S. drug prices with a plan to limit the out-of-pocket cost for insulin, a life-saving medicine, to $35 per month for many.. Reuters - Published
In the days leading up to Saturday's Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, Bernie Sanders withstood one attack after another over his Medicare for All plan – both from his rivals and the.. Reuters - Published
Bernie Sanders took an early lead in results from the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, buoyed by what entrance polls showed was strong support for a government-run Medicare for.. Reuters - Published
An entrance poll showed Bernie Sanders with the most support among Nevada voters entering caucus sites for the Democratic presidential contest on Saturday, buoyed by strong support for a government-run.. Reuters - Published
An entrance poll showed Bernie Sanders with the most support among Nevada voters entering caucus sites for the Democratic presidential contest on Saturday, and they favored a government-run Medicare.. Reuters - Published
Nevada voters entering caucus sites for the Democratic presidential contest on Saturday heavily favored a government-run Medicare for All healthcare plan, according to early entrance polls, a positive.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. government watchdog is raising fresh concerns that health insurers are exaggerating how sick Medicare patients are, receiving billions of dollars in improper payments as a result. Reuters - Published
Seema Verma is under fire for seeking taxpayer reimbursement for stolen property, part of a series of unflattering reports about her and the president’s other top health official, Alex M. Azar II. NYTimes.com - Published
With support for Elizabeth Warren's White House bid sliding since the release last month of a divisive plan to overhaul healthcare, the Democratic presidential contender has made an effort to refocus.. Reuters - Published
National Nurses United, the country’s biggest nurses union, also endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2016. This time, it chose him over Elizabeth Warren, who has laid out her own Medicare for all plan. NYTimes.com - Published
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, weighs in on the Women's March on Washington and challenges President Trump to stand by his campaign promise to keep Medicare and Medicaid. The full interview aired on.. CBS News - Published
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, challenges President Trump to stand by his campaign promise to keep Medicare and Medicaid. "Send out a tweet," Sanders suggests. "Promise the American people." CBS News - Published
President Trump's Secretary of Health and Human Services says his goal is to make sure everyone has access to healthcare, moving forward. Secretary Tom Price adds his administration believes in.. CBS News - Published
U.S. presidential contender Elizabeth Warren's $20.5 trillion plan to provide healthcare for all Americans was attacked on the weekend by Republicans and fellow Democrats and parodied on "Saturday.. Reuters - Published
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes "one penny," answering.. Reuters - Published
Marc Goldwein, a senior vice president and senior policy director for the Committee For a Responsible Federal Budget, joins "Red & Blue" to break down the options for financing a Medicare for All.. CBS News - Published
Two charities will pay $6 million to resolve claims they operated as pass-throughs for seven pharmaceutical companies to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients using their high-priced medications, the U.S... Reuters - Published
White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is taking heat from her Democratic rivals for her demurrals when asked whether her Medicare for All healthcare plan would require raising taxes on middle-class.. Reuters - Published
Elizabeth Warren has declined to acknowledge that middle-class taxes would need to go up to pay for a single-payer health care system. How would Democratic voters feel if she did? NYTimes.com - Published