Poll shows a public option for healthcare has bipartisan support

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A Poll from Morning Consult found that a Public Option for Healthcare has bipartisan support. Morning Consult:  Unlike the “Medicare for all” system, the popularity of the public health insurance option transcends party lines. About three-fourths of all voters (76 percent) support a system offering them the choice to purchase coverage either from the government […]

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STUDY: Bernie Sanders healthcare plan is beyond a mess

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According to a new study Bernie Sanders healthcare plan is beyond a mess. Bloomberg: Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for all” plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center. That’s trillion with a “T.” The latest plan from the Vermont independent […]

Pelosi says Medicare for All is “on the table” if Democrats retake House

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On Thursday Nancy Pelosi signaled that Medicare for All is on the table if the Democrats retake the House. The Hill: “I’ve always been for a public option so I’m always eager to talk about that,” Pelosi said when asked if Democrats would advance a public option or Medicare for All legislation if they win the […]

Study: 21,000 Have Died Waiting for Medicaid

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BY: Charles Fain Lehman At least 21,000 Americans have died waiting to enroll in Medicaid, thanks in part to the expansion of the government healthcare program under Obamacare, according to a recently released report from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA). Medicaid waiting lists currently sit around 650,000 individuals, FGA estimates. By contrast, more than 28 million able-bodied […]

Doctor Blows Whistle On Medicare Fraud: ‘I Just Felt It Was Wrong’

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A podiatrist blew the whistle on her Ohio employer for Medicare fraud, and said she felt like she was working on an “assembly line” while servicing her patients. Dr. Barbara Petkovic said she soon became aware she was working on false claims and fostering illegal kickbacks and couldn’t be involved in the deception any longer, according to […]