The differences between socialism and socialized medicine, as well as the discrepancies between social insurance versus private insurance, are points that are often confused or falsely explained.
Board member Michele Swenson defines these terms, along with other healthcare claims such as "Free Market" Commodification of Health Care and The Empty Threat of "Losing One's Private Insurance".
Medicare for All is not “socialism,” but rather, social insurance. The private U.S. health insurance model serves as a profit center for investors, media advertisers, insurers, PhRMA and others - a system of privatized profit and socialized risk.
Let's Be Very Clear: Medicare for All Is Not Socialism Michele Swenson, Common Dreams, commondreams.org
Linda Qiu from the New York Times also fact checks different Medicare for All claims.