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A HISTORIC MOMENT FOR OUR NATION

PAVING THE ROAD TO A SINGLE PAYER HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

A PATH TO HEALTH AND SECURITY

America remains the only modern state that does not see health care as a right. This is unacceptable, especially considering that over 500,000 people have died from a pandemic. America is in the midst of a health care emergency. It's time to provide health care for all.


2021 JAYAPAL AND DINGELL MEDICARE FOR ALL BILL

On March 17th, 2021, U.S. Representatives Jayapal (D-Wash.)and Dingell (D-Mich.) introduced the Medicare for All Act With 112 Co-Sponsors, exactly one year after the first coronavirus cases were confirmed in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Jayapal and Dingell unveiled the landmark legislation at a virtual town hall Wednesday afternoon, where they highlighted the devastating effects of a virus that has killed more than 537,000 people in the United States while leaving millions more uninsured due to pandemic-related job loss and underemployment.

The legislation also boasts backers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

NEWS ARTICLES

Jayapal Introduces Medicare for All Act of 2021 Alongside More Than Half of House Democratic Caucus After Millions Lose Health Care During a Pandemic (Jayapal Official Website)

'Everyone In, Nobody Out': Jayapal, Dingell Introduce Medicare for All Act With 112 Co-Sponsors (Common Dreams, 3-17-21)

House Democrats bring back Medicare-for-all, seeking to push Biden left (The Washington Post, 3-16-21)

 

JAYAPAL AND DINGELL 2021 MEDICARE FOR ALL BILL

Read the Bill Here PDF


MEDICARE FOR ALL COULD HAVE PREVENTED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF COVID DEATHS

Medicare for All Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands of Covid Deaths (Common Dreams, 3-16-21) Read the Report Here


BELOW ARE OLDER BILLS. WE ARE JUST DISPLAYING THEM IN CASE THEY HAVE ANY USEFUL INFORMATION



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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