Bernie Sanders – Do studies show middle-class families would save $3,000 a year under Medicare for All? Not really

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Do studies show middle-class families would save $3,000 a year under Medicare for All? Not really

One of the main fears about Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All plan is that the impact of higher taxes to pay for it will swamp any savings it produces. Sanders dedicated a single speech to parry that and other criticisms of replacing private with government health insurance. "Medicare for All will fully eliminate insurance premiums — no more premiums, no more deductibles and no more copayments," Sanders said at George Washington University July 17. "Study after study has shown that as a nation we will save substantial sums of money, and the average middle-class families will save $3,000 each …

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