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Elizabeth Warren releases plan pledging to begin Medicare for All transition within first 100 days in office

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan on Friday to start transitioning the United States towards a universal healthcare system in her first 100 days in office - and eventually steer the nation onto "Medicare for All" by the end of her first term as president.
The first step would begin within her first 100 days in the White House, as she pledged to pass legislation creating a government-run insurance plan offering free coverage to all children under 18 and Americans earning less than double the federal poverty rate, or $50,000 for a family of four.
Under the proposal, Warren would also...
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Democrat Warren outlines three-year path to 'Medicare for All'

Democrat Warren outlines three-year path to 'Medicare for All'

8 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Friday outlined how she would implement "Medicare for All" during her first term in office, including by passing new legislation in her first 100 days that would give all Americans the option of choosing the government health insurance plan.
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Elizabeth Warren releases plan to transition to 'Medicare for All' in her first term

8 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Warren hopes to move to a "Medicare for All" system by her third year in office, after a transition period to allow Americans to buy in.
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