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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Deciphering The Democrats’ Health Debate

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Twenty Democratic candidates for president debated health care at length over two nights in Detroit this week. But countless 30-second charges and countercharges from “Medicare for All” backers and those who want a more gradual approach to universal coverage may have left the audience more… Read More »

As Democrats Talk Single Payer, Private Medicare Advantage Soars

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, speaks during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Health insurers are reporting unprecedented growth in the number of seniors flocking to private Medicare Advantage plans amid… Read More »

Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor.… Read More »