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Study: 'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

Posted at 9:08 AM, Jul 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-31 09:08:53-04

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would raise government health care spending by more than $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center.

Researchers at George Mason University found the plan would save money on administration and drug costs; however, increased demand for care would drive up spending. 

Sen. Sanders called the study misleading.