Chalkboard with insurance words on it Senators Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Kamala Harris, D-CA, have weighed in in favor of the measure, even though the two are also co-sponsors of the Medicare for All bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT. (Photo: Getty)

In their quest to expand health care coverage for the millions who lack insurance, two Democratic senators have unveiled a proposal to let anyone buy into Medicare.

The Hill reports that the “Medicare X” measure, a “more realistic” option than a Medicare-for-all plan that would strip out insurers altogether and completely change the American health care system, was introduced by senators Michael Bennet, D-CO, and Tim Kaine, D-VA.

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Marlene Satter

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

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