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Wed Aug 22, 2018, 01:44 PM

4. Great assessment! One thing I've wondered about Sanders plan ...

Does it involve requiring employer-paid taxes to roughly equal what they're now paying in premiums for their employees? Similar to what we do with Social Security, IOW, where the contributions come from both employer and employee?

I realize this shouldn't affect overall net costs, but just curious if that's how his proposal was going to work? The plan would be A LOT harder sell to the public if employees alone would suddenly be saddled with the entire burden of paying for MFA and employers could just walk away from their end of things.

Another question about how things are now under ACA ... you know how Ins. Co's are only allowed to profit by 15%? Well, are there any disincentives in this scheme that prevent ins. co's from paying the execs exorbitant amounts, giving them private jets, etc ... in order to make sure that only 15% is EVER left over in 'profits'?

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