Caregiver and older woman Cost notwithstanding, Americans largely favor the notion of LTC in a Medicare-type format by a ratio of about 2 to 1. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT, is raising the Medicare for All stakes by proposing the addition of long-term care to his proposal.

The Associated Press reports that even though Medicare for All is not likely to find a welcome in the Senate, the addition of LTC to the proposal raises the stakes for other Democrats seeking the presidency.

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Marlene Satter

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