Global health care is the way to go, one U.S. netizen tweeted. At the same time, another one stressed that paying ridiculously large sums of money to for-profit insurance companies only benefits those companies.
Joe Biden's social investment plan included some issues such as lowering prescription drug prices and dental and vision coverage for beneficiaries of the Medicaid insurance program.
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However, those benefits were left out of the package as part of negotiations between Democratic lawmakers, who lowered the plan's funding from $3.5 trillion to $1.75 trillion.
Despite the reduction, the initiative — still stalled in Congress — includes measures to reduce fees for U.S. citizens who buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and the inclusion of hearing services for Medicare insurance beneficiaries.