The senator says allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices with pharmaceutical companies could help pay for expansions.
The experimental oral drug would treat COVID-19 as soon as patients display symptoms.
Progressives in the U.S. have responded with calls for Medicare for All.
Ironing out the ACA’s kinks and expanding its reach may be the best short-term path toward near-universal coverage.
Lawmakers argue that lowering the Medicare eligibility age would enact a broadly popular reform to the program.
Since 2020, approximately 440 Cubans have died from COVID-19, giving Cuba one of the lowest death rates per capita.
Some of the nation’s richest hospitals recorded millions in surplus while patients have been sued for medical debt.
The Trump administration approved policies making Medicaid coverage subject to stringent work requirements.
18 percent of U.S. adults report that someone in their household skipped needed care over the past year due to cost.
CDC guidelines don’t consider caring for a COVID patient to be a source of “exposure” if the caregiver wears a mask.