Health Care Policy Experts Praise Medicare for All as the Gold Standard
July 18, 2019
WASHINGTON -- One day after Sen. Bernie Sanders delivered a major address standing up to the lies and greed of the insurance and pharmaceutical industries, a slate of health care policy experts today endorse Medicare for All as the gold standard to reform our health care system and make health care a human right for all Americans.
The health care policy experts cite that Medicare for All would significantly lower the nation’s overall health care costs, improve individual health outcomes and grant access to life-saving prescription drugs to millions of Americans who currently cannot afford them. The experts maintain that Medicare for All is the best policy to improve the existing Medicare program and guarantee universal access to life-saving care. The endorsements of Medicare for All adds to growing support for a national health care system:
The statements from the health care policy experts are below: