Democratic COBRA Plan Denounced as Costly Taxpayer Gift to For-Profit Industry

by Jake Johnson, published on Common Dreams, May 13, 2020 For weeks, progressive lawmakers and advocacy groups pressed the House Democratic leadership to support an emergency expansion of Medicare coverage to the tens of millions of people who have lost their jobs and their employer-provided health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic. But in their newly introduced 1,815-page coronavirus relief bill,[…]

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