Gavel on flag Under the proposal, non-elderly Americans could participate in a public plan or private insurance plan and, like Medicare Advantage, would benefit from caps on provider payment rates. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Whether it’s Obamacare, repeal and replace, Medicare for All or some other debate, there’s no shortage of suggestions for how to fix and/or change America’s health care system. The latest policy proposal, from The Urban Institute, aims to take the best of existing models to create something new.

The institute’s Healthy America Program: Building on the Best of Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) looks to present policies that would provide something close to universal coverage while preserving options of employer coverage and Medicare but also create a “more flexible individual incentive to remain insured than that under the ACA.”

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