5 Democratic Health Care Ideas You May Not Know About

The health care discussion in the Democratic presidential primary has been dominated by Medicare for All. Candidates are asked to pick a side, tell voters how they would pay for it and how universal coverage would affect the country’s private health insurance industry. But there are many other aspects of health insurance, access and services that matter to the broader debate. At this point,┬ámost candidates have their health care policies fleshed out, and there are some interesting pieces spread throughout the differing plans. Let’s take a look at some of the unique policy proposals buried in candidates’ policy rollouts: Cutting […]

How Dark Money Groups Are Attacking Dems’ Health Care Plans

More than a million dollars worth of advertising spots were purchased in August in Iowa by three dark-money groups trying to impact the health care conversation in the state as voters vet presidential candidates. One Nation, Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, and Doctor Patient Unity all spent big bucks to buy spots in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids markets, targeting different pieces of health care legislation. One Nation is most specifically targeting Medicare for All, using it as a way to attack Democrats and help Republicans hold their seats in the Senate. Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, […]