Nothing But a Taxpayer 'Subsidy to Insurers': Democrats Float Plan to Backstop For-Profit Healthcare Industry During Covid-19 Pandemic

House Democratic leadership came under fire Tuesday after it was
reported a proposal is now under consideration to backstop for-profit
healthcare insurance companies with taxpayer dollars instead of simply
opening public programs like Medicare and Medicaid to those laid off or
uninsured amidst the coronavirus outbreak ravaging the country.

Publisher: Common Dreams | Author: Eoin Higgins

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aid package, covid-19, democrats, healthcare, and medicare
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-04-15 (Modified: 2020-04-20)

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