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Proposed taxes not likely to cover costs of Sanders’ health plan
Modern Healthcare

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has outlined a single-payer health plan that may be several trillion dollars short of breaking even, according to recent analyses.Sanders, who nearly tied rival Hillary Clinton at the Iowa caucuses Monday, has said he would institute a Medicare-for-all plan that would make the federal government the insurer for all Americans. It would have more benefits than Medicare and would not include cost sharing.