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OCTOBER 20, 2018

‘Medicare for All’ isn’t the answer. We need a basic health care safety net for all.
USA Today
Opinion (Arthur “Tim” Garson Jr.)
Oct. 20, 2018
Note: Arthur “Tim” Garson Jr., a pediatric cardiologist and former medical school dean, is director of the Health Policy Institute at the Texas Medical Center in Houston.

How state Senate control will alter health policy
City & State
News
Oct. 20, 2018

CPU Debates Future of U.S. Healthcare System
Cornell Daily Sun
News
Oct. 20, 2018

OCTOBER 19, 2018

California Democrats Test the Limits of Anti-Trumpism
Wall Street Journal
Commentary (Allysia Finley)
Oct. 19, 2018
Note: Ms. Finley is a member of the Journal’s editorial board.

Does Anybody Really Know What ‘Medicare for All’ Means
New York Times
Opinion (Elisabeth Rosenthal and Shfali Luthra)
Oct. 19, 2018
NOTE: Prior to becoming a journalist, Dr. Rosenthal specialized in emergency medicine; Ms. Luthra is a correspondent for Kaiser Health News.

OCTOBER 18

‘Don’t Get Too Excited’ About Medicare for All
New York Times
Opinion (Elisabeth Rosenthal and Shefali Luthra)
Oct. 18, 2018
Note: Dr. Rosenthal was an emergency room doctor before becoming a journalist. Ms. Luthra is a correspondent for Kaiser Health News.

Cuomo’s Cold Calculus
Crain’s New York
News
Oct. 18, 2018

Medicare Advantage Plans are Very Popular. But Read the Fine Print.
Miami Herald
News
Oct.18, 2018

AMA President – Still a NO on Single Payer
Health Leaders Media
Analysis
Oct. 18, 2018
NOTE: The AMA is headed by Barbara McAneny, MD of New Mexico.

OCTOBER 17

‘Medicaire for All’ is Not the Answer; We Need a Basic Health Care Safety Net for All
USA Today
Opinion (Arthur ‘Tim’ Garson)
Oct. 17, 2018
NOTE: Dr. Garson is a pediatric cardiologist, and the Director of the Health Policy Institute at the University of Texas

Double Take on Single Payer
Chico (California) News and Review
News
Oct. 17, 2018

MEDICAID BUY-IN —SUNY’s Rockefeller Institute of Government recently published an analysis of proposals to allow non-Medicaid eligible people elect to buy into the program and some of the questions that surround the design of such an idea. Read it here.

OCTOBER 16

This Bitter House Race in New York Shows How Health Care is Dominating the Battle for Congress
CNBC
News
Oct. 16, 2018

Is Medicare for All the Answer to Sky-High Administrative Costs?
New York Times
The Upshot (special section)
Oct. 16, 2018
NOTE: Austin Frakt is director of the Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource Center at the V.A. Boston Healthcare System; associate professor with Boston University’s School of Public Health; and adjunct associate professor with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He blogs at The Incidental Economist. @afrakt

The ‘Big Dilemma’ with Jobs in Health Care Growing Faster than Overall Employment
Albany Business Review
News
Oct. 16, 2018
NOTE: Empire Center’s Bill Hammond is quoted in this piece: “”If you go to single payer, you’re talking about reconfiguring a system that employs 1.2 million people and accounts for 1 out of 5 employees in large parts of the state,” Hammond said. “A single-payer system would be paying all of those people virtually their entire salaries.”

Democrats in Swing Districts Run On, Not From, Single Payer Health Care
Gotham Gazette
News
Oct. 16, 2018

Majority of Pennsylvanians support “Medicare-for-all” health care
Pittsburgh City Paper
News
Oct. 16, 2018

Editorial: We can’t afford Jay Gonzalez’s ideas
Boston Herald
Editorial
Oct. 16, 2018

Editorial counterpoint: Open up Medicare? First, try to understand how Medicare works
The Star Tribune (MN)
Opinion
Oct. 16, 2018
NOTE: David Aquilina, of Richfield, is a freelance writer and public relations consultant.

Here’s Why You Can Feel Optimistic About The Future Of Healthcare
Fortune
News
Oct. 16, 2018

Verma Argues ‘ Medicare for All’ Would Cause Physician Shortage
Modern Health Care
News
Oct. 16, 2018

Addie Jennie Talks Health Care, Economic Opportunity and Infrastructure
InsuranceNewsNET
News
Oct. 16, 2018
NOTE: Originally published in the Watertown Times.

Support Human Rights and Single Payer Health Care
Daily Hampshire Gazette
Opinion (Sara Weinberger)
Oct. 16, 2018

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