Letter to the Editor: A physician’s response to Dr. Vin Gupta’s “Elizabeth Warren’s health care plan for “Medicare for All” has a bigger problem than its cost”

As a fellow physician, I respectfully disagree with Dr. Vin Gupta’s analysis of the healthcare plans of Senator Elizabeth Warren and President Donald Trump in a recent opinion article on Think. As an emergency physician for over two decades, the major barrier to quality care for my patients is cost — like the mother with…

Letter to the Editor: A physician’s response to Greg Ip’s article “If Warren Scraps Private Health Care, Beware the Unintended Consequences

Greg Ip’s Wall Street Journal article about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All proposal (Nov. 6, 2019) takes a much needed look at the costs of healthcare in America. Respectfully, the piece overlooks some critical day-to-day realities many patients, their families and doctors like me encounter every day. In my emergency department, I sometimes find…