Fact Check: ‘Medicare for All’: Is It Popular? And Is It the Same as Britain’s System?

Senator Bernie Sanders argued that most Americans want Medicare for all, while critics say similar systems in other countries produce worse outcomes.

Medicare for All or State Control: Health Care Plans Go to Extremes

Republicans and Democrats are laying out their visions of health care beyond the Affordable Care Act: a single-payer system or state government control.

Deal Struck to Extend Financing for Children’s Health Program

The chairman and top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee announced agreement to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program but lower the federal share of funds.

Median U.S. Household Income Up for 2nd Straight Year; Tops ’07 Level

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM September 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — American household incomes rose strongly for the second straight year in 2016, as the long-running economic recovery generated broad gains in prosperity. The median household income was $59,000 in...

Governors Rally Around Health Law Fixes as White House Pushes Repeal

Governors from both parties testified before the Senate on behalf of modest changes to the Affordable Care Act, but the White House and some senators have not given up on repeal.

Work Toward Bipartisan Fix for Health Markets Begins in Senate

Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the chairman of the Senate health committee, said Wednesday that he hoped for a deal by the end of next week.