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Bernie Sanders introduces The American Health Security Act

Introduced in the Senate, December 9, 2013 Download S. 1782, The American Health Security Act of 2013 (189 pages). Summary of S. 1782, The American Health Security Act of 2013 The American Health Security Act of 2013 (S. 1782) provides every American with affordable and comprehensive health care services through the establishment of a national…

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Listing of National Single Payer Healthcare Legislation

Listing of National Single Payer Healthcare Legislation Below is a sortable list of legislation introduced to Congress to establish a national healthcare program in the United States. You can view our timeline of legislation here, which includes a narrative of events, as well as a separate listing of Congressional hearings and single-payer studies. YearsBill #sSponsor(s)Title…

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American Health Security Act

American Health Security Act (H.R. 1200, S. 491, S. 915, S. 1782) Introduced by Rep. Jim McDermott as H.R. 1200 to the 103rd-114th Congresses (1993-2016). A companion bill was introduced by Sen. Paul Wellstone as S. 491 to the 103rd Congress (1993-1994), and by Sen. Bernie Sanders as S. 915 to the 112th Congress (2011-2012)…

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American Health Security Act

American Health Security Act Introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders to the 112th-113th Congresses (2011-2014) Read the full bill from 113th Congress (2013-2014). Read the summary of S. 1782 from the 113th Congress (2013-2014). See the list of 0 Congressional cosponsors for the 113th Congress (2013-2014). Read the full bill from 112th Congress (2011-2012). Read the summary of S. 915 from the 112th…

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Obamacare’s Empty Victory

By Margaret Flowers, M.D. for The Indypendent – It feels truly Orwellian that progressives are applauding the forced purchase of private health insurance — one of the most hated industries in the United States — while the right is opposing a model that originated from their political leaders. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a…

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May 22, National Single-Payer Lobby Day!

Thursday, May 22 will be the first national single-payer lobby day of the year, supported by Healthcare-NOW!, Physicians for a National Health Program, Public Citizen, the Labor Campaign for Single Payer, and others. Can you schedule a meeting with your Representative and Senators for May 22? You can visit your legislators’ offices in Washington, D.C.…

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Action Alert: Write a Letter to the Editor About Senate Healthcare Hearing

On Tuesday, March 11, a Senate Subcommittee chaired by Bernie Sanders held an unprecedented hearing on what the U.S. can learn from countries with single-payer healthcare systems. The evidence was overwhelming: expert after expert from Canada, Denmark, Taiwan, and France showed that single-payer costs less while virtually eliminating financial barriers to care for patients. Right-wing…

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Take Action for Senate Single Payer Bill

The cause of universal healthcare is alive and well. Not only is the state of Vermont moving toward a single-payer system, but Vermont’s U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill and is holding a hearing this week on the benefits other countries enjoy from a single-payer system that would benefit everyone except the profiteering…

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Labor Builds Support for Medicare for All

While Obamacare Enrollment Continues to Lag, Labor Builds Support for Expanded and Improved Medicare for All By Pearl Korn for Huffington Post – The 113th Congress will likely be remembered as the most unproductive in our history, and with an overall approval rating of 9 perent, it is safe to say that most Americans do…

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