Try Our Improved Medicare For All Savings Calculator

Calculate How Much
Improved
Medicare for All
Could Save You!

Governor Newsom’s Healthy California for All Commission found that over ten years, publicly funded guaranteed health care could save Californians $500 billion and more than 40,000 lives. This calculator provides estimates of the savings you could receive if we enact Improved Medicare for All (or single payer), a program to cover all medically necessary care with no premiums, co-payments, or deductibles.

Please answer the following questions. If you don’t have the exact figures, reasonable estimates are okay. Your answers are anonymous.

Default for single is $200 and family is $500.
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Enter Medicare Part B (doctor) & Part D (drug) premiums paid directly or deducted from your Social Security, plus any premiums for Medigap supplemental plans, Medicare health plans (Medicare Advantage), dental insurance, etc. Default is $225.
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Default for single is $550 and family is $1,400.
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Include premiums paid by current employers. Leave out retirement plan contributions to premiums. Default is $0.
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Default for single is $2,000 and family is $4,000.
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Enter all payments for doctors, emergency and hospital care, drugs, dental, vision, and hearing. Include deductibles, co-payments, and uncovered services. Estimates are fine. Default is $2,250.
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Default is the California average of $60,000.
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Default is the California average for seniors of $24,000.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Improved Medicare for All?

How does the calculator work?

What will I pay under a non-profit Improved Medicare for All program?

How much are the added taxes under Improved Medicare for All?

Will Improved Medicare for All save me money?

What will Improved Medicare for All pay for?

Is long-term care included in this version of the calculator?

What am I paying into the current for-profit healthcare system?

What am I paying if I currently have Medicare?

What if I'm on MediCal?

What are the main differences between what you pay now in our current system and what you would pay with an Improved Medicare for All system?

Do these calculations apply outside of California?

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Calculations are based on data from the proceedings of Governor Newsom’s Healthy California for All Commission. Default values are estimated using data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

 

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