And the price tag of Bernie’s single-payer bill would be . . . $3.2 trillion a year

By —— Bio and Archives September 18, 2017

OK. Would you like to know the answer to that question? According to the Urban Institute, which ran the numbers, Bernie Sanders’s “Medicare for all” proposal would add $32 trillion to federal outlays over the course of the next 10 years, or an average of $3.2 trillion a year. That almost doubles the entire federal budget.

Some of the details:

National health expenditures for acute care for the nonelderly would increase by $412.0 billion (22.9 percent) in 2017. Aggregate spending on acute care services for those otherwise enrolled in Medicare would increase by $38.5 billion (3.8 percent) in 2017. Long-term service and support expenditures would increase by $68.4 billion (28.6 percent) in 2017.

Together, national health expenditures would increase by a total of $518.9 billion (16.9 percent) in 2017, and by 6.6 trillion (16.6 percent) between 2017 and 2026.

The increase in federal expenditures would be considerably larger than the increase in nation health expenditures because substantial spending borne by states, employers, and households under current law would shift to the federal government under the Sanders plan. Federal expenditures in 2017 would increase by $1.9 trillion for acute care for the non-elderly, by $465.9 billion for those otherwise enrolled in Medicare, and by $212.1 billion for long-term services and supports.

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Emails: Hillary Clinton invited Putin to Clinton Foundation gala

WAS THIS THE “COLLUSION” YOU WERE LOOKING FOR?

Posted September 15, 2017 02:01 PM by Jordan Schachtel

DO YOU REMEMBER HOW SHE PROMISED TO THE WORLD AND OBAMA THAT SHE WOULD KEEP STATE DEPARTMENT BUSINESS SEPARATE FROM THE FOUNDATION BUSINESS??

Clinton Putin handshake

premier.gov.ru |Government of Russia

Just two months into her term as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton’s foundation invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin, along with several other prominent heads of state, to the Clinton Global Initiative’s 2009 annual gathering, emails obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch reveal.

The March 13, 2009, email from the Clinton Foundation showed that Putin and about 200 other leaders (including others just as controversial) were invited to attend a gathering that occurred at about the same time that the newly appointed secretary of state was attempting a “reset” with Moscow.  Read More

 
 

Clinton State Department silenced them on Benghazi security lapses, contractors say

Catherine Herridge is my ‘Go-to-Girl’ on all things State Department.. Jimmy
Catherine Herridge

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