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Koch study says Medicare For All will save $2 trillion
At first glance, it is strange that the Mercatus center, which is libertarian in its orientation and heavily funded by the libertarian Koch family, would publish a report this positive about Medicare for All. The claim that "even the Koch organizations say it will save money while covering everyone" provides a useful bit of rhetoric for proponents of the policy.
Update: The post initially said M4A would save #$300 billion but it's been updated to $2 trillion.
There was also a (huge!) mistake in the initial report:
The study, which came out of the Koch-funded research center, was initially provided to the AP with a cost estimate that exceeded previous ones by an incredible $3 trillion -- a massive error that was found and corrected by Sanders's staff when approached by AP for comment.
By fnord12 | July 30, 2018, 11:46 AM | Liberal Outrage