Health care is a human right (First paragraph (What is it, Today, more…
Health care is a human right
Medicare for All would move money from one column (private health insurance spending) to another (federal health spending)
Does not automatically increase total costs.
Unaffordability is not a reason to oppose it.
Wrap it up
What is it
Today, more than 30 million Americans still don’t have health insurance and even more are underinsured.
Costs are so high that medical bills are the number one cause of bankruptcy in the United States
Americans have worse health outcomes and a higher infant mortality rate than countries that spend much less on health care.
Guaranteeing health care to all people as a right, not a privilege, through a Medicare-for-all, single-payer program.
Allow Medicare to negotiate with the big drug companies to lower prescription drug prices with the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Act.
Wasting hundreds of billions of dollars a year on profiteering
Doctors are incentivized to act as factory workers, churning through patients and prescribing redundant tests, rather than doing what they’d prefer—spending extra time with each patient to ensure overall health.
Many health issues fall through the cracks because doctors rely on patients to bring up issues rather than treating each one holistically.