Health care is an important to everyone, but it is often misunderstood. The health care system in the United States is the best in the world when it comes to quality and access to medical care. Cost remains an issue, however, and effective reform would lower prices without impairing access, quality, or innovation.
A new report by the nonpartisan think tank The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) says that Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act is like "Medicare for All Lite," which has created nothing but “disastrous results.”
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[Subscription required] Elizabeth Warren has been justly criticized for the magical math in her Medicare for All proposal. That health plan would cost perhaps $34 trillion, according to outside estimates. But Ms. Warren says the true figure is only—alakazam!—$20.5 trillion.
The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.