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Maybe health care shouldn’t be a commodity, Sanders suggests.

Asked about the achievements of the Affordable Care Act, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders agreed the law has advanced the status of health care in America along several axes, and has encountered certain problems, like rising deductibles and drug costs. But Sanders wasn’t prepared to leave his recommendations for reform at the level of small repairs. 

The United States, Sanders said, remains the “only major country on earth that does not guarantee health care to all people as a right.” He pointed out the U.S. endures especially high costs for health care compared with countries that offer health care more as a public service than a commodity, and again suggested a “Medicare-for-all, single-payer health care system.”

On the subject of costs, Sanders certainly has a point

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