US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tweeted a list of countries providing universal health care in support of his election campaign slogan.
Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders doubled-down on his demands for a universal healthcare system throughout the United States Wednesday; saying his ‘Medicare for All’ program is “not a crazy idea.”
“Medicare for All is not a crazy idea,” tweeted the self-described Democratic Socialist.
“What’s crazy is that our health care system is designed to make as much profit for insurance and pharma executives as possible, while ordinary people die because they can’t afford the care and medicine they need.”
Remember: our “crazy idea” of universal health care is a reality in:
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) February 13, 2020
Universal health care is a system that provides quality medical services to all citizens. The federal government offers it to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The sheer cost of providing quality health care makes universal health care a large expense for governments.