Also: Berwick on “Medicare for All,” new Conversation Ready white paper
This Week at IHI
March 18, 2019
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What Does “Medicare for All” Really Mean? “Medicare for All” has resurfaced this year in the US as a proposed way to insure more Americans, and IHI President Emeritus, Don Berwick, is following the discussions. He says there’s a basic understanding of Medicare for All among the public but also a lot of misconception and confusion. We brought Berwick into the IHI studio to explain how Medicare for All might work and what features appeal to some but not to others. Here’s Berwick’s 8-minute video.