Tag Archives: Medicare for All

The worldwide battle over health spending, especially high drug prices, and whether it’s actually worth it. The view from afar.

Commentary: Steve Walker The “Medicare for All” plan embraced by leading 2020 Democrats looks more lavish than what other advanced countries offer, compounding the cost but also potentially broadening its… Read more »

Healthcare stocks continue rise from the ashes as legislative uncertainties wane; sanity, fundamentals return.

Several Democratic presidential candidates have embraced “Medicare for all” as a rallying cry. Others are calling for a variety of healthcare reforms, such as lowering Medicare’s eligibility age from the… Read more »

Health stocks mount furious comeback after getting crushed by jitters about Medicare for All, the fate of the ACA and threats of new drug-pricing rules.

Here we go again. The S&P 500 healthcare sector fell 4.4% two weeks ago, its worst weekly decline since late December. The move ended with more than 93% of healthcare stocks trading… Read more »