Payer'We Ain't Gonna Get It': Why Bernie Sanders Says His 'Medicare for All' Dream Must Wait
The Vermont Senator spoke with KHN about the prospects for lowering drug prices, expanding access to primary care, and 'Medicare...
MarketingHealthcare Lobbying Expenditures Up 70% Since 2000
The staggering $713.6 million spent in 2020 grew by more than 70% when compared with the $358.2 million the sector...
PayerThe Demise of Single-Payer in California Trips Up Efforts in Other States
Health policy experts agree that California's failure to adopt single-payer dampens momentum across the country.
PayerOther States Keep Watchful Eye on Snags in Washington's Pioneering Public-Option Plan
The Washington public option is more of a public-private partnership: The plan was designed by the state but is offered...
PayerCalifornia Insurance Commissioner Backs Single-payer Bill
Assembly Democrats must decide Monday whether to continue pushing for the bill as opposition grows.
PayerCoalition Urges Cal Assembly to Scuttle 'Job Killer' Single-Payer Bill
Opponents of the CalCare single payer bill say it "would create a new and exorbitantly expensive government bureaucracy?ultimately resulting in...
StrategyNew Single-Payer Bill Intensifies Newsom's Political Peril
While the measure does not assign a price tag to the overhaul, a separate single-payer bill that failed in 2017...
FinanceCapping Out-of-Network Payments Could Save as Much as Medicare-for-All
Under the strictest cap on out-of-network charges, in-network negotiated hospital prices could fall by $124 billion per year.
StrategyInsurers Sank Connecticut's 'Public Option.' Would A National Version Survive?
The stunning 2019 defeat of a plan to implement such a policy in Connecticut shows how difficult it may be...
InnovationCalifornia Reopens The Single-Payer Debate
Gov. Gavin Newsom's Healthy California for All Commission will gather near the Capitol for its inaugural meeting.
StrategyAmerican College of Physicians Backs Medicare for All, Public Option
The physicians organization believes either approach can result in universal healthcare coverage.