Medicare Buy-In Proposal Is Viewed As More Moderate Cousin Of ‘Medicare For All,’ But Hospitals Say It Will Still Disrupt System

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The American Hospital Association and Federation of American Hospitals project that Medicare buy-in legislation–which would allow Americans to buy into the program instead of moving everyone onto Medicare–would cost hospitals $800 billion over a decade. Meanwhile, candidates are rushing to show their support for “Medicare for All,” but what does the public think?