I don’t agree on most views of Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders, but I must say that Sanders is correct on health care (“Clinton and Sanders spar as Iowa vote nears,” Jan. 18 news article).
We hear so much about fixing or deleting Obamacare, but we hear no solutions coming from either side with exception to Sanders. He is pushing the idea of allowing every resident access to Medicare, which is a common-sense approach to providing health care to all.
Yes, this is a single-payer system, yet that is the only way out of this mess. Those against a single-payer system forget we already have three single-payer systems – Medicare, Medicaid, VA – covering a large part of society successfully.
Offering Medicare to all would immediately give health care to all at a lower cost within a system that is established, has a payment system in place and is easy to implement. By doing so we would not only enhance Medicare and eliminate Medicaid, but offer a lower-cost solution to all.
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Protecting the insurance and drug companies through politics is over. We can no longer afford the corrupt practices we now have.