Tag: Medicare

Democrats with 2021 presidential aspirations are courting the party's increasingly influential progressive wing and staking out ambitious policy platforms. Front and center are three words: Medicare. For. All. That simple phrase is loaded with political baggage, and frequently accompanied by vague promises and sophisticated jargon. Different candidates use it to focus on different voter blocs, […]

One health plan from the well-known insurer promises lower premiums but warns that consumers might need to file their own claims and negotiate over charges from hospitals and doctors. Another eliminates annual deductibles but requires policyholders to pay extra if they need certain surgeries and operations. Both are among the latest efforts in a seemingly […]