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The Health 202: Bernie Sanders is about to roll out an even more expansive Medicare-for-all bill
Washington Post

Bernie Sanders – the senator who first coined the term “Medicare-for-all” – will unveil an updated, expanded version of his bill this morning. And it’s one that would dramatically overhaul the U.S. health-care system and promise an even more generous array of benefits to Americans.

Sanders’s new Medicare-for-all bill will propose to cover long-term care — a steeply expensive health benefit that shows progressives’ increasing willingness to lay out their pie-in-the-sky dreams, even if they are unrealistic.

That goes far beyond what Sanders proposed when he first introduced Medicare-for-all in September 2017 — and is much like a House version introduced in February by Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)

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