Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Health care politics There’s also little in the way of specifics on just how to come up with the trillions necessary to put universal health care in place, but that could change now that Democrats are focusing their attention. (Photo: Shutterstock)

How times have changed. As Republicans continue their efforts to strip the Affordable Care Act of multiple provisions and protections, and as more people are priced out of coverage or disqualified from programs to help them afford it, Democrats in the House are launching a Medicare for All caucus.

The Hill reports that the launch of the group with 60 initial members comes as more Democrats lend support to the idea, which has long been advocated by Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT. It’s progressed far enough that it’s also popular among numerous potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

More from this author



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.