Tag: Medicare

Health

10 Drugs Set For Price Negotiations

The Biden administration has announced the first 10 drugs that will be subject to Medicare price negotiations, a new policy that aims to lower the costs of prescription drugs for millions of Americans. The 10 drugs are: •  Eliquis: A blood thinner that prevents blood clots and strokes. It is one of the most expensive drugs in Medicare, costing about $10 […]

COMMENTARY

The Neoliberal Assault On Warren’s Plan To Pay For Medicare For All

Well, that was quick—and predictable. By John Atcheson Both Sanders and Warren have come up with viable plans for funding Medicare for all. The neoliberal establishment and the conservatives have been going after Sanders’ approach by raising the specter-of-middle class tax increases. Sanders seems to trust that people will understand that if the tax increase is less than what they’re […]

COMMENTARY

Health: Obama Cares

President Obama in his recent weekly address said, “If one of the best measures of a country is how it treats its more vulnerable citizens — seniors, the poor, the sick — then America has a lot to be proud of.” He stated that before Social Security, many seniors lived in poverty and before Medicare only half had some form […]