Connections: Understanding presidential candidates' Medicare for All plans
Medicare is celebrating a birthday, and on the national stage, it’s being touted by Democrats as the model for a new healthcare system. Many Democratic presidential contenders call it Medicare for All; is that a fair description?
We examine the proposals and discuss what Medicare for All would entail, if put into practice. Our guests:
- Rohith Palli, M.D./Ph.D. candidate and HIV researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center
- Mike Sportiello, chair of the Campaign for New York Health