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MEDICARE FOR ALL BILLS

A HISTORIC MOMENT FOR OUR NATION

PAVING THE ROAD TO A SINGLE PAYER HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

A PATH TO HEALTH AND SECURITY

 

There are currently two Medicare for All bills being considered in Congress that have the potential for paving the road for a single payer health care system in the United States. This is a historic moment in our nation's history. A single-payer health care system is one in which a single, government-run health plan provides insurance coverage for all Americans.

This report will cover Bernie Sanders' and Representative Pramila Jayapal's plans.


BERNIE SANDERS 2019 MEDICARE FOR ALL PLAN

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Medicare for All Plan on April 10th, 2019,. This plan will be an important part of his 2020 Presidential Campaign. The goal of this plan is to create a government-run system to provide health insurance for all Americans. The Sanders bill will also cover long-term care for people with disabilities. Sanders hopes embracing a sweeping change in the American health care system will help separate him from a crowded primary field.

 

OFFICIAL BILL

READ THE BILL HERE: S.1129 - A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program

 

NEWS

Bernie Sanders Statement on his Medicare for All Plan (Sanders Senate Site)

Bernie Sanders Introduces 'Medicare for All' Bill. Here's What It Says (Fortune, 4-10-19)

Bernie Sanders introduces new ‘Medicare for All’ bill as he tries to set 2020 health-care agenda (CNBC, 4-10-19)

Sanders' new 'Medicare for All' legislation: 5 things to know (Beckers Hospital Review, 4-10-19)


PRAMILA JAYAPAL'S 2019 MEDICARE FOR ALL PLAN

Representative Pramila Jayapal's (D-WA) introduced her Medicare for All bill on March 13th, 2019. Her plan is being hailed as an "astonishingly strong" plan and more than 100 congressional co-sponsors are on Jayapal's side. Her bill envisions a quick transition to a public health care plan with a robust set of benefits.

 

OFFICIAL BILL

READ THE BILL HERE: H.R.1384 - To establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program

 

WATCH VIDEOS OF CONGRESSWOMAN PRAMILA JAYAPAL RELEASING HER BILL

Make sure to turn up the volume. The volume of these videos was somewhat low.

Video on Pramila Jayapal's Facebook

Video on Women's March Facebook

 

SUMMARY OF MEDICARE FOR ALL ACT 2019

Read Medicare for All Act 2019 Summary Here (PDF)

Medicare for All Act 2019 Section-by-Section (PDF)

 

PRAMILA JAYAPAL AND DEBBIE DINGELL'S LETTER TO DEMOCRATIC COLLEAGUES LOOKING FOR COSPONSORS

Read Letter Here

 

NEWS ON JAYAPAL'S 2019 MEDICARE FOR ALL BILL

'The Time for Medicare for All Has Come': Jayapal Unveils Visionary Bill to Remake US Healthcare System (Common Dreams, 2-27-19)

House Democrats unveil a sweeping ‘Medicare-for-all’ bill — here’s what’s in it (CNBC, 2-27-19)

Physicians Group Endorses the Medicare for All Act of 2019 (Common Dreams, 2-27-19)

More than 100 House Democrats to unveil ‘battle-ready’ Medicare-for-all plan as 2020 election looms (The Washington Post, 2-26-19)

Medicare-for-all: Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s new bill, explained (Vox, 2-26-19)

Jayapal Says Medicare for All Bill Coming in Two Weeks as Expert Calls Plan 'Astonishingly Strong' (Common Dreams, 2-14-19)

The Health 202: Jayapal to roll out sweeping Medicare-for-All bill by month's end (The Washington Post, 2-14-19)

The Only Guide to 'Medicare for All' That You Will Ever Need (Splinter News, 2-14-19)

 

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