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Medicare for All and the Public Option: What's the Difference? Here's a cheat sheet explaining their key differences:

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“With Medicare for All,veryone’s in and nobody’s out; it covers all medically reasonable & necessary care, including vision, dental, hearing and long-term services and supports, such as home care and nursing home careThe federal government would guarantee cradle to grave coverage. The public option  is an add-on to our current system.  People  choose between private insurance and public coverage. The burden would be on individuals to obtain coverage. If you left your job or moved or couldn’t afford the health insurance premium, it’s not clear how you’d be covered. Depending upon the plan, public coverage would be offered through the state health insurance exchanges or Medicare. So, most likely, millions of Americans would still be uninsured. it would likely not cover vision, dental, hearing or long-term services and supports. Families would have to pay for those costs themselves.”

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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