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Sanders' Medicare For All Bill Adds Transition, Backs Off Capitated Pay; Mum On Financing

September 13, 2017 at 6:53 PM
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled a final Medicare For All bill Wednesday (Sept. 13) that now includes a transition period and appears to eliminate an earlier draft's provision that essentially capitated all costs, showing the tempering effect of Democratic lawmakers on an early July version obtained by Inside Health Policy . The senator, who touted his bill in a room packed with grassroots activists and fans, also scrapped an earlier plan to set up a Universal Medicare Standards Board...


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