Urban Institute Builds Off ACA, Medicare For Universal Health Care Proposal

May 15, 2018
Health policy experts at the Urban Institute are advancing a new universal health care proposal that would build off existing health care programs. The Healthy America plan, which the authors note is unlikely to move in the near term, would expand income-related federal subsidies for insurance coverage that would be offered in marketplaces that mirror the Medicare market, restructure the tax penalty for those who don't buy coverage, and integrate Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program into private coverage. The...

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