LPE Originals

Medicare for All and Medicare for America: What Are We Fighting Over? Part II

This post is part of our symposium on Medicare for All. You can find all the posts in the series here. You can view Part I of this article here. In yesterday’s post, I evaluated Medicare for All and considered some of the implications of a single-payer system. Today’s post will assess the Medicare for America…

LPE Originals

Medicare for All and Medicare for America: What Are We Fighting Over? Part I

This post is part of our symposium on Medicare for All. You can find all the posts in the series here. The early contours of the health care debate have featured a loose divide between those favoring so-called “single-payer Medicare for All,” and those who propose some kind of “public option.” To drill down to what’s…