Health-care stocks could rebound after their worst week of the year

The S&P 500 health-care sector falls 4.4%, its worst weekly decline since late December. Health care’s sharp drop comes as investors worry that left-leaning policy ideas such as universal health coverage are gaining support, which could hinder corporate profits for companies in the space. “Because this latest move was largely caused by political hot air (so to speak) and not […]

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'Medicare-for-all' means long waits for poor care, and Americans won't go for it once they learn these facts

Progressive Democrats push ‘Medicare-for-all’ platform. Critics say to provide ‘Medicare-for-all,’ taxes would have to go up while quality, choice and access to care would go down; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports. This week, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., one of the front-runners in the race for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, revealed her radical vision for American health care – […]

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Beware: Medicare-for-all is fool's gold

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) There’s a health care reform idea making the rounds and garnering significant attention these days. It is the very plausible sounding Medicare-for-all. Who could argue with expanding a program that America’s seniors generally like and indeed have come to rely on? After all, if it’s good enough for the grandparents, isn’t it good enough for everyone else? […]

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GOP Rep. Thomas Massie Tries To Criticize Free Health Care, Stumbles On Good Idea Instead

A Republican Kentucky lawmaker attempting to criticize politicians running on a platform of free health care for all instead stumbled onto an even better idea. “How long until someone runs on the platform of #FoodStamps For All?” Rep. Thomas Massie tweeted Thursday. “If healthcare is a right, is food as well?”  Massie’s apparent criticism backfired, since many people rightly believe […]

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