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The benefits of Medicare for all extend beyond universal healthcare

The benefits of Medicare for all extend beyond universal healthcare

To the editor: Thanks to David Lazarus for reporting on a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act with a “Medicare for all” alternative that would bring us up to par with other industrialized nations. (“Looking for a really good Obamacare replacement? Here it is,” Feb. 3)

There are aspects of this plan that rarely get discussed. Imagine what it would be like for employers to unload the burden of paying for health insurance. Workers’ compensation policies would no longer be necessary. Medical portions of auto insurance could be eliminated since...

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