Feel The Bern: More On The Sanders Health Care Plan

Even a prominent single-payer advocate say your pocketbook will feel the “bern” if Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare For All” proposal ever came to fruition:

But [Kenneth Thorpe] nonetheless concludes that single-payer at a national level would be significantly more expensive than the Sanders campaign believes, and would require workers to pay an additional 20 percent of their compensation in taxes. He also argues it would leave 71 percent of households with private insurance worse off once you take both tax increases and reduced health care expenditures into account.

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