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New Analysis Discovers That Health Spending Would Go Up Under ‘Medicare For All,’ $7 Trillion Over Ten Years

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A new analysis of the “Medicare for all” idea that’s being backed by socialist Democrats like Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would actually cause health spending to skyrocket over $7 trillion in ten years time.

The analysis comes from the Urban Institute, destroys the argument many on the left are using to justify the adoption of such a system that says this idea would decrease spending by having a single public plan.

This report comes at a time when Warren has faced a lot of scrutiny for not articulating how this kind of plan would be funded.

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The analysis, coupled with an extensive healthcare reform study authored with the Commonwealth Fund, finds that while “Medicare for all” would leave no one uninsured, over a decade it would increase government spending by $34 trillion while overall healthcare spending would climb to $59 trillion.

That total is $7 trillion more than the U.S. is projected to spend over 10 years under current law, though under “Medicare for all” the federal government would be covering a much larger share of the costs.

The study finds “Medicare for all” may cost the federal government as little as $32 trillion if employers were to increase wages as a result of not having to pay for employee coverage, which would bring in more income tax revenue. But employers may not make that change, and if the final law were to pay doctors and hospitals more than Medicare rates then the proposal would be even more expensive.

“It is a big lift to get this kind of money, for sure,” Dr. David Blumenthal, president of the Commonwealth Fund, said in a phone call with reporters.

Researchers have concluded that the cost of providing more healthcare to more individuals is going to be much higher than the savings the system would supposedly accrue by reducing the amount medical providers get reimbursed through the slashing of administrative costs.

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Trump to ‘Lightweight’ Reporter: ‘Don’t Ever Talk to the President That Way!’ — VIDEO

Tell ’em, Donald!

John Salvatore

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Donald Trump made all the moves necessary in his first term to earn another four years in the White House. Before the pandemic, the economy was soaring, unemployment hit record lows, and peace deals were made all over the globe. But the mainstream media didn’t care. It didn’t matter to them that he accomplished more in four years than most presidents could’ve dreamed in two terms. They are as disrespectful as they are ruthless. On Thanksgiving Day, POTUS had to tell off one of the far-left hacks. He said, “The whole election was a fraud. They have Biden beating Obama in areas that matter in terms of the election in swing states. And yet he’s losing to Obama all over the place. And yet he’s beating Obama inplaces that mattered in terms of the election. Look, between you people… Look, don’t talk to me that way, you’re just a lightweight. Don’t talk to me that way. I’m the President of the United States. Don’t ever talk to the President that way. OK I’m going to go with another question… Massive fraud has been found. We’re like a third world country. We’re using computers that can be hacked. How many glitches did they find. Oh, a glitch. Oh, gee we had a glitch. 5,000 votes. In all cases the votes switched to Joe Biden.” VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=I34X2PQKAA8&feature=emb_title Under Biden, America would never come first. It’s almost a given. https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/status/1319740377486688257?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1319740377486688257%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbiden-coronavirus-advisers-plan-would-give-other-nations-vaccine-developed-in-u-s-before-all-americans-have-access-report https://twitter.com/LaurenBlanch12/status/1325118502991241217?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1325118502991241217%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-trump-issues-statement-will-not-concede-this-election-is-far-from-over%2F https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1325099845045071873?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1325099845045071873%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_0&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-trump-issues-statement-will-not-concede-this-election-is-far-from-over%2F https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1325194709443080192?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1325194709443080192%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Ftrump-speaks-lights-up-pa-dems-refusing-to-allow-observers-points-out-most-ever-votes-for-sitting-president%2F https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1325195021339987969?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1325195021339987969%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Ftrump-speaks-lights-up-pa-dems-refusing-to-allow-observers-points-out-most-ever-votes-for-sitting-president%2F

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Multiple NFL Players Take A Knee for the National Anthem On Thanksgiving Day

Enough is enough!

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The fact that sports commissioners are allowing players to turn games into messages for social justice shows exactly who is in charge – and it’s not the adults. Taking a knee during the national anthem should never be allowed, nor respected. From New York Post: “No thanks!” the president wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Trump fired off the two-word response after Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford and Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson took a knee before the teams’ annual Thanksgiving game at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. The players were protesting against police brutality and racism in the U.S. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1332055759551680523 Even though these NBA players stood for a moment of silence to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, they still knelt once the Star Spangled Banner began playing. Pathetic. Enough is enough! LOOK: https://twitter.com/C_Mac23/status/1304576517608026113?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1304576517608026113%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F09%2Fnba-players-kneel-national-anthem-anniversary-9-11%2F https://twitter.com/dhookstead/status/1304589306648985603?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1304589306648985603%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F09%2Fnba-players-kneel-national-anthem-anniversary-9-11%2F https://twitter.com/theScore/status/1304555690426589189?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1304555690426589189%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F09%2Fnba-players-kneel-national-anthem-anniversary-9-11%2F Only in 2020 would standing for the National Anthem be considered a newsworthy story. WATCH: https://twitter.com/theScore/status/1289273656229736448?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1289273656229736448%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fi-say-amen-f09f998ff09f8fbd-amazing-moment-as-orlando-magic-player-jonathan-isaac-stands-alone-for-national-anthem%2F

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