The Real Costs of the U.S. Health-Care Mess

How health insurance works now, and how the candidates want it to work in the future

The Atlantic
Aug 8 · 7 min read
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By Matt Bruenig

With more than 20 people vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, it can be difficult to get a handle on the policy terrain. This is especially true in health care, where at least eight different…

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