2018 Oct 16, 9:28am
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Millions of Americans are hostage to their....
One possible solution is to let everyone buy in to Medicare, at any age.
The whole point of a medicare for all is that we all pay in
Patrick saysOne possible solution is to let everyone buy in to Medicare, at any age.I don't see how that makes any sense.
But we wouldn't pay for health insurance (except possibly the supplemental), and our employers could pay us for our medicare instead of what they pay for now, along with a supplemental policy, and it would still be cheaper - especially in the long run.
Better solutions please.
Universal health care gives people the ability to change jobs freely, or pursue entrepreneurial endeavors. Very good for an economy, but for some reason unacceptable for many.
That may be true but it also at least equally if not more punishes all with less net money and more poverty and bad health, esp. if it keeps its extremely high inflation rates. It's a zero sum game. Maybe you can tax the uber wealthy 0.1-1% extremely high but then you'd face capital flight.