Gerald C. Friedman, economics, has estimated that the Medicare for All health insurance program being promoted by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders would reduce national health care spending.

Gerald C. Friedman, economics, has estimated that the Medicare for All health insurance program being promoted by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders would reduce national health care spending by $6.3 trillion over 10 years and new government spending would amount to $13.8 trillion over 10 years. Friedman’s calculations are included in a national news story looking at how the Sanders’ proposal would change health care for Americans. (NBC 10 [Boston], 4/24/19)