Medicare for All rally sign While there’s currently zero chance of Khanna’s bill making it through the Senate, it could pave the way toward a Medicare for All configuration that would be more acceptable to more conservative Democrats. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Is it possible that broader health coverage could come through state action instead of national action?

The Hill reports that Representative Ro Khanna, D-California, has offered a bill that would let states apply for waivers from the federal government to pool the federal funds they already receive to set up a single-payer system.

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Marlene Satter

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

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