According to corporate filings reviewed by MapLight and The Intercept, investor-owned hospitals are leading the fight against Medicare for All, a government-run plan that would provide health care for all Americans.
Tenet Healthcare, the nation's third-largest investor-owned operator of hospitals, has donated nearly $630,000 to the Partnership for America's Health Care Future (PAHCF), a dark-money organization created last year to erode public support for Medicare for All.
The hospital industry has warned that Medicare for All could affect their revenue and cause facilities to close. According to the American Hospital Association, Medicare currently only pays hospitals 87 percent of the costs of caring for patients. Read the Entire Article
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