Medicare/Medicaid Posts

Democrats Grapple with Fully Embracing Medicare for All

May 21, 2019

A half-dozen presidential candidates back “Medicare for All,” a proposal that would put the government in charge of most health benefits. But some of the Democrats they’re courting aren’t sure that the nation’s health care system should be overhauled so dramatically. Read More

Hospitals Charge Employers 240% More Than Medicare

May 14, 2019

The study gathered data from hospitals in 25 states, finding a wide variation in what hospitals charged health plans. The researchers looked at claims data for more than 4 million people, with information coming from self-insured employers, state databases and records from participating health insurance plans. Read More