Presentation on Medicare Reform and Single Payer

Democratic proposals for Medicare reform would preserve Medicare benefits, but the program will run out of funds in less than a decade, while Republican proposals would deeply slash benefit coverage, shifting costs off of the federal budget but onto seniors. The truth? Medicare is just another, slightly more cost-efficient payer in an unsustainable health care system, and without single payer it is just as unsustainable as private health insurance.

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