Here are five updates on issues surrounding "Medicare for All" proposals published by Becker's Hospital Review in the past month:
1. AMA votes against 'Medicare for All'
The American Medical Association on June 11 voted against supporting a single-payer healthcare system, in favor of maintaining support for the ACA.
2. 'Medicare for All' protests flank AMA annual meeting
Clinicians and students gathered outside the Hyatt Regency hotel in Chicago June 8, on the first day of the American Medical Association's annual meeting, to protest the group's stance on "Medicare for All."
3. 'Medicare for All' gaining traction among small business CEOs
Some small business CEOs are arguing entrepreneurship would grow if health insurance was disconnected from employment benefits.
4. CMO Dr. William Shrank on Humana's physician strategy, 'Medicare for All' and home care as the Netflix of healthcare
Here, William Shrank, MD, discusses Humana's at-home strategy and answers questions on the payer's primary care moves, its partnerships with hospitals and the possibility of "Medicare for All."
5. Ex-Aetna CEO: Investors overreacting to 'Medicare for All' proposals
Although health insurance stocks are taking a hit from discussion surrounding "Medicare for All" policies, Aetna's ex-chairman and CEO Ronald Williams told CNBC investors are overreacting.