Bloomberg - Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a new Medicare for All proposal, acting to keep health-care policy at the center of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and marshaling support from four White House rivals for a single-payer plan to expand medical coverage.
“Health care is a human right, not a privilege,” Sanders said at a Capitol Hill rally Wednesday. He said he wants to end the “international embarrassment” of the U.S. being the only major nation that doesn’t guarantee health coverage to its citizens.
He criticized health-care executives’ wealth and the high profits of insurers and drugmakers. “Please do not tell us that this is a rational health-care system,” Sanders added...>>>