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ehrnst

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4. Did you read the part about the consequences of implementation?
Wed Jul 13, 2016, 11:20 AM
Jul 2016

If you polled everyone, you would also find that they want lower taxes at the same time they want more services, better schools, etc.

A huge number of people also didn't support the ACA, until they were educated on what was actually in it.

What the public supports in a poll is not always possible in terms of actual policy. I don't think that the poll included being willing to pay higher taxes, the closing of many rural hospitals, and rolling out something even larger than the state exchange websites that will impact your ability to access your health care.

Here is the poll you are referring to broken down - there are those that strongly oppose it as well as some that "somewhat favor" "medicare for all"



Another Kaiser poll also found this: Looking specifically at Democrats, just 5 percent say they favor Medicare-for-all and that a candidate’s support for it will be the single most important factor in their vote.

GOP candidates would take that as reason to oppose it strongly. And we see how they have chipped away at the ACA over the years. Do you really think that there is going to be support for Medicare for All, once people understand the consequences on the health care system?

There are countries in Europe that achieve universal health care coverage without single payer.


Bull puckies. If you poll people about Medicare for All, most of them want it. merrily Jul 2016 #1
Did you read the part about the consequences of implementation? ehrnst Jul 2016 #4
How did implementation of Medicare go? People have plenty of experience with Medicare, merrily Jul 2016 #5
The implementation of Medicare wasn't for the whole population. ehrnst Jul 2016 #11
Regardless, the implementation went fine and it's in place now. That wheel does not have to be merrily Jul 2016 #12
Regardless? Hardly. ehrnst Jul 2016 #14
And this part? ehrnst Jul 2016 #17
Quoting from my Reply 12: merrily Jul 2016 #20
"If people want to do this, it will be done and done well." ehrnst Jul 2016 #23
Poster, please. What in hell does what most people want have to do with what gets through Congress? merrily Jul 2016 #25
The public option was the part of the ACA that resembled most Medicare for All. ehrnst Jul 2016 #26
One way creon Jul 2016 #2
The shorter path... Chan790 Jul 2016 #6
That method creon Jul 2016 #30
Incrementally, perhaps. And expand children's health care coverage. ehrnst Jul 2016 #9
That creon Jul 2016 #29
Is that what they're going with now...that it's "impossible"? NorthCarolina Jul 2016 #3
Did you read the article? ehrnst Jul 2016 #7
A two thousand page bill for Obamacare--no problemo. merrily Jul 2016 #8
Did you read the article? Medicare for All will take much more than 2000 pages ehrnst Jul 2016 #10
See Replies 5 and 12. Thanks. merrily Jul 2016 #13
See my responses to them. Thanks. ehrnst Jul 2016 #15
No. Arguing is pointless. We're not going to agree, even a little. merrily Jul 2016 #16
You don't agree with the majority of health policy analysts ehrnst Jul 2016 #19
Actually, I don't agree with the negative parts of your article to which you cling. merrily Jul 2016 #21
Which is the opinion of the majority of health care policy analysts ehrnst Jul 2016 #24
Doesn't matter. They should at least be happy that the Hortensis Jul 2016 #31
Yes. We need to be moving toward single-payer models... Orsino Jul 2016 #18
Socialist countries in Europe have universal coverage without single payer. ehrnst Jul 2016 #22
We have multiple single-payer systems here, too. Orsino Jul 2016 #27
If there is a public option and one for people over 55 that takes the heat off Healthcare, applegrove Jul 2016 #28
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