A years long effort to privatize Medicare, the Trump administration accelerated those efforts by implementing a direct contracting model known as ACO REACH, which encourages health care providers to form an Accountable Care Organization together. South Central Federation of Labor or SCFL will be taking up a resolution Monday calling for the AFL-CIO to ask President Biden to immediately end program.
Report by Ellen La Luzerne. Interviewee: David Newby, SCFL Delegate and steering committee member of Labor for Single payer. Photo courtesy Natanael Melchor on Unsplash. Web production by Anyu Li.
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