Hot on the heels of my post this morning, Health Care Is Not a Market, comes another post from Joe Paduda.
This time he discusses the three versions of Medicare for All that have already been introduced, or soon will be.
However, there is one item that I have with Joe’s version of MFA that I believe is not a viable option – Medicaid for All.
As we have seen in Kentucky, one governor, a Democrat, expanded Medicaid in his state, only to see his successor, a Republican, eliminate it, thereby tossing millions of Kentuckians to lose health care right after getting it,
All it takes is one gubernatorial or legislative election, and millions in that state will lose coverage.
The better option is Medicare for All, since the federal government, and not the states will finance it.
Anyway, here is Joe’s article:
There is no consensus about what MFA is – and that makes it really easy for supporters and opponents to convince the uninformed it is great or awful. They do that by picking out whatever they think you’ll love/hate – … Continue reading Medicare for All – the three versions