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Bernie Sanders Embraces A New Study That Lowers ‘Medicare For All’s’ Price Tag, But Skepticism Abounds

[khn_slabs slabs="1056504" view="inline" /] Defending his signature health plan — a single-payer system known “Medicare for All” that would move all Americans to government-funded coverage  — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders argued that the massive health care expansion would actually save the system hundreds of billions of dollars. Sanders’ figures come from a study published Feb. 15 in The Lancet, a British medical journal. [partner-box] “It said ‘Medicare for All’ will lower health care costs in this country by $450 billion a year and save the lives of 68,000 people who would otherwise have died,” Sanders said at the Feb. 25 Democratic presidential...

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