Making the Economy Work for the Many and Not the Few #11: Medicare Isn't the Problem; It's the Solution
Again and again the upcoming election you'll hear conservatives claim that Medicare -- the health insurance program for America's seniors -- is running out of money and must be pared back.
Baloney. Medicare isn't the problem. In fact, Medicare is more efficient than private health insurance.The real problem is that the costs of health care are expected to rise steeply.
Medicare could be the solution -- the logical next step after the Affordable Care Act toward a single-payer system.
Please see the accompanying video -- #11 in our series on ideas to make the economy work for the many rather than for the few. And please share.More ...