Contradicting assumptions held by over 50% of Americans that immigrants drive up healthcare costs, a new study finds that not only do immigrants receive far less care, they’re likely to pay more into the system than they take out when compared with those US-born.

A version of Medicare—the US government health insurance program for older Americans, provided by private health insurers—increased already high readmission rates among black patients in New York, according to a new Health Affairs study.

In a Washington Post op-ed, former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders excoriates Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and allow the pharmaceutical industry to increase drug prices by up to 50%.   “If Republicans get their way, 30 million Americans, 82% of whom are from…