Doctors Hail Reintroduction Of Medicare-for-all Bill
Doctors hail reintroduction of Medicare-for-all bill
Medical students protest private health insurance company greed and call for a single-payer health care system. | Mark Almberg/PNHP, via CommonDreams.org
A national physicians group today hailed the reintroduction of a federal bill that would upgrade the Medicare program and swiftly expand it to cover the entire population, saying it’s the only workable and equitable way to move forward in U.S. health care.
The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, H.R. 676, introduced last night by Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, with 51 other House members, would replace today’s welter …