Why Medicare for All Is a Bad Idea: New at Reason

Despite calls from Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to improve health care access by extending Medicare to all, Reason TV's Editor in Chief, Nick Gillespie, says creating a national single-payer plan is a terrible idea that would likely bankrupt the country, drive down the rate of health care innovation, and not improve health outcomes. That's because, for all the problems with the U.S. health care system, it fosters innovation and new treatment options in a way that can't be matched by a single-payer system.

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