Topic: Single-Payer System
The Medicare at 50 Act, introduced earlier this week, is already getting pushback from healthcare organizations.
A new poll from The Hill found that just 13% of voters are behind policy proposals that would end private insurance coverage, plus more payer news.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has awarded $2 million to five projects tackling the state's opioid epidemic, plus more payer headlines.
CareFirst is donating $1.5 million to charities that assist federal workers affected by the government shutdown, plus more insurance headlines.
A new survey finds that 46% of adults have never heard of the varied "Medicare for All" plans, plus more health insurance news.
Maine's newly instated Gov. Janet Mills has rejected plans for Medicaid work requirements that began under her predecessor, plus more insurance news.
Mike Leavitt, HHS secretary under President George W. Bush, spoke with FierceHealthcare about the moment's biggest health policy concerns.
Louisiana will use a "Netflix" model to pay for hepatitis C drugs and more payer headlines from around the web.
Within hours of assuming office on Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a defiant challenge to the Trump administration with sweeping plans to expand health coverage to more Californians.
Wait times are long in Canada under a single-payer system, raising debate about whether they would translate to the U.S. under Medicare-for-all.