Ro Khanna on What’s Wrong With Medicare Advantage

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Ro Khanna on What’s Wrong With Medicare Advantage

November 3, 2022

Ro Khanna on What’s Wrong With Medicare Advantage

California Congressman,Ro Khanna, joins CareTalk to discuss why he believes Medicare Advantage is “just private insurance that profits by denying coverage.”


(1:04) Ro Khanna on what’s wrong with Medicare Advantage

(2:14) What are the prospects of renaming Medicare Advantage?

(5:01) How does equality tie in with healthcare?

(6:26) “Medicaid for all?”

(9:31) Managed care and extending Medicare

(12:36) Redistributing jobs and opportunities to de-industrialized towns

(15:55) Progressive capitalism


CareTalk is a weekly podcast that provides an incisive, no B.S. view of the US healthcare industry. Join co-hosts John Driscoll (President U.S. Healthcare and EVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance) and David Williams (President, Health Business Group) as they debate the latest in US healthcare news, business and policy.


Congressman Ro Khanna represents California’s 17th Congressional District, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, and is serving in his third term.

Rep. Khanna sits on the House Agriculture, Armed Services, and Oversight and Reform committees, where he chairs the Environmental Subcommittee. Additionally, Rep. Khanna is the Deputy Whip of the Congressional Progressive Caucus; serves as an Assistant Whip for the Democratic Caucus and is the Democratic Vice Chair of the House Caucus on India and Indian Americans. Rep. Khanna is committed to representing the people and ideas rooted in Silicon Valley to the nation and throughout the world.

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