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 Universal HEALTH CARE! 
 !! HERE'S HOW TO DO IT ! >>>> The "draft" Bill   PDF    ... as placed in Congressional "hopper" ::  http://hansandcassady.org/AmericanHealthAct-4-7-2017.pdf 
 

SOURCE: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/01/14/796246568/medicare-for-all-a-public-option-health-care-terms-explained  

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Medicare for All? A Public Option? Health Care Terms, Explained

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As Democratic presidential candidates prepare to debate again on Tuesday night, health care proposals are likely to come up, as they did during the November 20 debate. Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., (left) Former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., (right) will be among the candidates debating.
If the last few Democratic presidential debates are any guide, tonight's will likely delve into health care proposals. Do voters know what we're talking about when we talk about various plans and concepts, including "Medicare for All?" Or any of the other health policy terms that get thrown around?

Pretty much no.

According to one poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation, 87% of Democrats support "Medicare for All," while 64% of Democrats support "single-payer health care." Here's the catch — those two phrases describe almost the same thing. The language in this debate is murky, confusing and hugely consequential.

So we're laying out some key terms to help you keep up.

Single-payer

This is a kind of health care system where the government provides insurance to everyone. Think about it as if you're a doctor: a patient comes in, and you treat them. Who's paying you for that care? Under our current system, it could be a variety of payers: state Medicaid programs, Medicare, or a private insurance company like Aetna or Cigna or Blue Cross and Blue Shield — each with different rates and different services that they cover. Instead, under the single-payer model, there's just one, single payer: the government.

Debate Sharpens Over Single-Payer Health Care, But What Is It Exactly?

Medicare for All

If single-payer is fruit, Medicare for All is a banana. In other words, single-payer is a category of coverage, and Medicare for All is a specific proposal, originally written by presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (as he often reminds us). It envisions the creation of a national health insurance program, with coverage provided to everyone, based on the idea that access to health care is a human right. Private health insurance would mostly go away, and there would be no premiums or cost-sharing for patients. Important note: it would not actually just expand Medicare as it exists now for all people (as you might guess from the name). Medicare doesn't cover a whole lot of things that this proposed program would cover, like hearing and vision and dental and long-term care. BUT, DOES SUCH A PLAN COVER EVERYTHING? [ See Helene Langevine ]



Public option

The idea of a "public option" was floated back in 2009 when the Affordable Care Act was being debated. The idea is that along with the private health insurance plans that you might have access to through your employer or through the individual insurance exchanges, there would be an option to buy into a government-run insurance program, like Medicare. Private insurance would still exist, but people could choose to get a government insurance plan instead.

There are many kinds of public option proposals, and different presidential candidates have their own ideas on how it would work, whether it's lowering the age for Medicare access or creating a new program that's not Medicare or Medicaid that people could buy into, among others. The idea is that the government might be able to offer a more affordable option for people, which could push down prices in the private insurance world.

Pete Buttigieg's plan — "Medicare for All Who Want It" — is his version of a public option. And Elizabeth Warren announced November 15 that she'd start with a public option plan before trying to push the country toward Medicare for All.

 

"Government-run" health care

Many opponents of Medicare for All and other health proposals use the term "government-run" as a dig against them, including President Trump. (Sometimes the term "socialized medicine" is used as well.) In the U.K. and some other places, the government doesn't just pay people's health care bills, it also owns hospitals and employs doctors and other providers — that's a government-run health care system. The single-payer concept being discussed in this country's presidential campaign would not operate like that — the industry would still be mostly private, but the government would pay the bills. How the government would generate the money to pay those bills is subject to debate.)

Universal coverage

This isn't a plan, it's a goal that everyone has health insurance — that health insurance coverage is universal.

The Affordable Care Act made a system for states to expand Medicaid and created the individual health insurance exchanges [ ... they pay for SOME of what Medicare does not cover... ] , both of which significantly cut down on the number of uninsured people, but currently 27 million Americans do not have health insurance, and the rate of people who lack insurance is rising.

Most Democratic presidential candidates would like to achieve universal coverage — the debate is about the best approach to get there. 


 Universal
HEALTH CARE! 


 !! HERE'S HOW TO DO IT ! >>>> The "draft" Bill   PDF   
 ... as placed in Congressional "hopper" 

Susan'S US Health CARE 
RESEARCH PAGE

<<<<<<<<<<< RESULT 

 An "annual salary" of $155,000 - for 40 hours - a week - of "Doctor Work" - is very generous. The brain surgery - to save my life - [SAH@MCA] - took seven hours ...
  I was hospitalized - in ICU for a long time - several weeks.

     WHY WAS THE BILL ONE MILLION - DOLLARS ?  

 
 Already part of the '2016' Democrat's Platform [click]
 (https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/party-platform/   


  2016 DNC Platform:

  ( PDF -see PAGE 30 ) 


 * HERE'S HOW TO DO IT ! >  "Bill- PDF as placed in Congressional "hopper"

 - affordable, simple 

 AND, Medical Professionals 
 NOT motivated by "profit"
  - will agree ! *




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 Those "Medical Professionals" ONLY motivated by "profit" - can quit. 

 

"halasana
for Universal 
Health CARE  [ PDF   ]

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 Comprehensive Health Program -   by HARRY S. TRUMAN  ( November 19, 1945 )  [Democrat] :: ( 2019 Socialized Medicine by Susan - pdf  ) [ FULL TEXT ]

FIRST: CONSTRUCTION OF HOSPITALS AND RELATED FACILITIES ... [ Design Guide ]

SECOND: EXPANSION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES ... [ Wisc. Pub. Health ]

THIRD: MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ... [Scholar ] 

FOURTH: PREPAYMENT OF MEDICAL COSTS ... [ Reed 1940 ]

FIFTH: PROTECTION AGAINST LOSS OF WAGES FROM SICKNESS AND DISABILITY [ Medicare ] ..."   
 - HARRY S. TRUMAN 
  https://hansandcassady.org/HarryStruman_ComprehensiveHealthPLAN-PDF.pdf 

   Dear Senator Elizabeth Warren, ... [pdf]  < CLICK TO VIEW ENTIRE MESSAGE [ SUSAN'S Idea for USA Health CARE ] 


                  Health CARE page : 
 
    Distinguish YOURSELF and LEAD on Health CARE...  B < Susan's Health CARE Bill language :
   (  FORMATTED AS A USA LEGISLATIVE BILL ) 

 

 Hello.  I am seeking comment on a Health CARE Bill - above B [that] I have drafted for the USA Congress' consideration - and, passage to Law.

   I am NOT an elected member of the Judicial, Legislative or Executive Branches - of our government :: Nor, am I a "candidate".  About Susan  )

 In short, my Bill language ( I believe) will eliminate the "Profit motive" in the provision of USA Health CARE to citizens.

    My "bill" language [ I hope ]: 

 1. Takes USMLE Medical Doctors out of the business of doing "business".
 [ By, paying them an annual salary - instead.] 
HARVARD
 2. Dictates [that] no Medical Doctor should be paid more than
the Medical Sciences Professional "Professor" [that] put them there. 
eXample HARVARD
 3. Eliminates the USA Health CARE Insurance Industry - 100%
 Because IMO, people should not "make money" - based on the "pain and suffering" of other people.
 4. 
Very Important!  In Fact, Senator Sanders' Bill (see Section 107)  - does NOT accomplish this "elimination" 100%. 
THAT-IS, Prohibitions against "duplicating" is not the same as "eliminating".

I know. Like "others" I was [that] 'inner-city' little girl. [link]

THANK YOU!  
 < contact Susan

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   Association of American Medical Colleges ( AAMC ) 

  AMCAS :  https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/article/applying-medical-school/
   https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/article/participating-medical-schools-deadlines/  < 146+ USA Medical Schools use 


 How to become a Medical Doctor in the USA >   https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/doctor/   

SOURCE:  https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/doctor/

 Step 1 COMPLETE AN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
 Step 2 PASS THE MCAT EXAMINATION
 Step 3 APPLY TO MEDICAL SCHOOL
 Step 4 COMPLETE TRAINING AT MEDICAL SCHOOL
 Step 5 PASS PARTS I & II OF THE UNITED STATES MEDICAL LICENSING EXAMINATION (USMLE)
 Step 6 MATCH WITH RESIDENCY
 Step 7 GRADUATE FROM MEDICAL SCHOOL & START RESIDENCY
 Step 8 PASS PART III OF UNITED STATES MEDICAL LICENSING EXAMINATION (USMLE) AND FINISH RESIDENCY
 Step 9 EARN BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
 Step 10 GET A STATE LICENSE
 Step 11 APPLY FOR JOBS


 Requirements to practice Medicine Physician USA? 


     Although still an "Obama Girl" video -- Susan is NOT running to be the President of the United States [yet] ! 
       But - she may have to ...
   - because, after much research - SHE does have "ideas" regarding HOW Health CARE 'should'  AND "could" be done.

  She has - YES - sent her idea to every currently elected "official" that represents her - but, THEY have not acted yet. 
 

   In fact, Kamala Harris DID start (to act) - But, she stopped - immediately. WHY? 
      Senator Bernie Sanders' "healthCARE" bills are "flawed" - by section 107. He has NOT responded to Susan's inquiries yet. 

  https://hansandcassady.org/AmericanHealthAct-4-7-2017.pdf  [ PDF

  https://hansandcassady.org/test1-15.html  

 



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                          WE NEED "REAL" SOCIALIZED MEDICINE :: < ARTICLE by Susan

   About> (the) Cost of USA Medical Schools... ::
Susan graduated from UWGB with a BS in Environmental Science ::  ABOUT Susan's Career ( NCR, GE, SIGRITY . etc. .. )


         Beto O'Rourke >   " H.R.1346 - Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act of 2019 " ::
TEXT     <  This BiLL ( H.R.1346 ) literally "protects" insurance companies
   & EXPANDS their markets.  ALL Democrats should REnounce it.   
The word "insurance" appears 31 times - in the BiLL text.   Beto "On the Issues" < NYTimes ::


  OSU Medical "Match Day" 2019  ! 

   ALL art work by Hans Neuhart 

The Class of 2018 Match Day is March 15, 201911:00 a.m., The Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom

              The "Match" is a process that predominately matches fourth-year medical students with medical residency programs.   



OSU Medical "Match Day" 2019  ! 

Match 2011 Collage.png   ALL art work by Hans Neuhart 

The Class of 2018 Match Day is March 15, 201911:00 a.m., The Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom

              The "Match" is a process that predominately matches fourth-year medical students with medical residency programs.     

hhhhhhhhhHOW TO PAY FOR IT !  
- research and statements by: Susan Marie [Cassady]- Neuhart
( Just a retired American person ) 
Susan is NOT a candidate for anything.

  Susan's   HEALTH  Bill idea  < HTML page   ::::    6 page PDF 

 
< art work by Hans Neuhart  ( Susan's husband - of 37+ years )
- The lady (depicted) is NOT Kamala or Susan!


 
::  Is Bernie Sanders a Democratic socialist ? :: What is Democratic Socialism ? [ PDF ] ::   https://www.dsausa.org/ ( leadership
  TIME  :   http://time.com/4121126/bernie-sanders-democratic-socialism/  ::  https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2015/aug/26/bernie-sanders-socialist-or-democratic-socialist/
  

::

:::  "AMERICAN HEALTH SECURITY"
& Sanders' SA 2837  TOC   ( withdrawn  )

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  https://www.healthcare-now.org/legislation/american-health-security-act-mcdermott-wellstone-sanders/  < OLD News [  About  ]
 



Bernie PAGE  
< BernieS-NEW-Bill [ PDF ] ...

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   S. 1804 ::  https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1804/all-actions?overview=closed#tabs 

    https://aapsonline.org/legislative-update-116th-congress-is-in-session/ :: [ Legislative UPdate
    
 New Medicare for All draft bill
  https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20190207/NEWS/190209939/new-medicare-for-all-draft-bill-sets-a-global-budget-model



Kamala Harris  < MY PAGE

Request_for_CLARIFICATION
_and_Bill_Introduction-PDF.pdf [ PDF ]
 
Kamala Harris ! < wiki... page
  
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perverse incentives
"... Perverse incentive From Wikipedia: A perverse incentive is an incentive that has an unintended and undesirable result,
which is contrary to the interests of the incentive makers. ... "
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"Everyone Gets Sick. And We Deserve Better"* 
              by Kamala D. Harris ( Dec. 29, 2018 ) < NYT original >
[* "shredded" with edits & hyperlinks added - by Susan] [ PDF
 
12 Bills, RE: "healthCARE" 
– in 115th Congress...

ALL of them protect the SALE of Health INSURANCE in the USA. 

 [ LIST OF 12



  Susan's   HEALTH  Bill idea  < HTML page   
    6 page PDF  < PDF>

Universal Health CARE research PAGE  



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  < Bernie Sanders' - RESPONSE 
to Susan's USA HealthCARE policy "pussyfooting" question :

 QUESTION (message)
& REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION - with hyperlinks
PDF ] 

 

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[ PDF ::
 
( USA Senate Bill:  [ New Page ] S.1129 )

QUESTION & REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION
- with hyperlinks [ PDF ]

   < MESSAGE/REQUEST  SENT TO "SPONSOR" [ USA Senator -Bernie Sanders] OF SENATE BILLs S.1129 & 1408  
text version ]  ::    [ pdf  VERSION with HYPERLINKS TO RELATIVE INFORMATION ]  

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  WHY  WE NEED "REAL" SOCIALIZED MEDICINE ::
< ARTICLE by Susan >  
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about " non-DUPLICATING Hell " - a "legaleze" term [A



    

4-24-2019  RED ALERT!  
  Mr. Sanders, PLEASE DEFINE EXACTLY - " DUPLICATION " 'duplicate' :: 
                                    SOURCE: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/duplicate   
   "... to make an  exact  copy of something ..." 

Specifically, Mr. Sanders YOUR BillS – S. 1408(OR) S. 1129 - which YOU Sponsor both, contain SECTION 107 - related to "non-duplication"
- THIS is NO GOOD!! 

That is, THE non-duplication", legal clause "SEC 107", will give rise to: "Health CARE" for "poor" people -
AND, "Health CARE" for "rich" people.

It is a perfect example of a "perverse incentive". Specifically, Americans will "farm rats" - if the USA
Government pays a "bounty" for their tails.

 
 USA Senate Bill:  [ New Page ] S.1129
         - "A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program" [ New Page ] 

Do human males get grumpier as they get older ?
 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-102427/Is-man-suffering-irritable-male-syndrome.html


IT IS ESTIMATED [THAT] USA HEALTH CARE EXPENSES EXCEED ONE TRILLION TAX DOLLARS.

WHY NOT DO IT - THIS WAY?

“… Consider, IF (the) 209,000 currently licensed MDs - were each paid an annual salary
( by the USA
Federal Government) of $150,000 USD
- this would equal merely $ 31, 350,000,000 per year. 

Thus, there would be $68+ BILLION (of the “ONE Trillion” your colleagues cite) – immediately left to spend
– on: hospitals, facilities, more Medical Schools, etcetera. ...

 


< Confirmation>  

MESSAGE SENT TO USA Senate
"SPONSOR" 
OF SENATE BILLs:  S.1129 & 1408 
[ text of message ]  
 [ pdf  with hyperlinks active & CO-sponsor info. ]
  

USA Senate Bill:  S.1129 - "A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program" [ New Page ]



 

 Bernie PAGE   < BernieS-NEW-Bill 
[ PDF ]  [until official Bill TEXT (S.1129) is published) ] ...  ::
   Kamala Harris  < MY PAGE

MESSAGE SENT TO CO-SPONSORS OF SENATE BILL S.1129 [ text
     [ [ PDF ] - WITH HYPERLINK CITATIONS]


Request_for_CLARIFICATION _and_Bill_Introduction-PDF.pdf  [ pdf2 ]      < HEALTH CARE, Kamala Harris


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