PBS NewsHour

House Democrats: Medicare for All is best U.S. health path

Clip: 03/01/2019 | 8m 21s

In the U.S., health care costs continue to rise, insurance is more difficult to obtain and millions lack access to care entirely. As a result, some House Democrats want to implement a single-payer, universal coverage system in which all costs are paid by the federal government. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., talks to Amna Nawaz about the benefits of expanding Medicare for all Americans.

Aired: 03/01/19

Rating: NR

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