Health Affairs June 24, 2021
Ken Terry

Proponents of Medicare for All believe that, once all health spending is under government control, costs could be lowered by reducing what’s paid to health care providers. But it’s not that simple because of the influence that the health care and pharmaceutical industries have on Congress. This influence has been demonstrated repeatedly, such as in the 2015 repeal of the Sustainable...

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