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'Medicare-For-All' Takes Center Stage In Policy Talk Among 2020 Hopefuls, Congress

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The U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Washington. Seniors in many states will be able to get additional services like help with chores, safety devices and respite for caregivers next year through private ‘Medicare Advantage’ insurance plans. It’s a sign of potentially big changes for Medicare. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Medicare for all is embraced by some 2020 Democratic hopefuls. But what exactly is being proposed, what will it cost and what would it change in American health care? Jonathan Cohn and Jamal Simmons join Jane Clayson.

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