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Old 6th January 2021, 10:16 AM   #53
Distracted1
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
I'd go for a "Medicare for Most" type of plan. Medicare for all is probably a non-starter, but even expanding coverage significantly could have the biggest impact on the most people.

The first time a Trump voter goes to the ER, worried more about the cost than their health, and is told that the visit won't cost them a penny out of pocket, has to have an impact on at least some of them. Even getting 1% of them to come to their senses could secure the Democrats victory in 2022.
I agree.
Healthcare is still a net winner for Dems. At the very least a Medicare "buy in" scheme would be viewed as progress by most.
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