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House Hearing on Single-Payer Health Care

House Budget Committee announces hearing on single-payer health care: The House Budget Committee on Friday announced that it will hold a hearing on single-payer health care on May 22, marking another step forward for the progressive proposal on Capitol Hill. Read more…from The Hill by Peter Sullivan – 05/10/19
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Medicare for All Hearing

Send Supportive Letters

Rep. Jayapal, who introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2019 (HR 1384), is asking for letters from us documenting the need for Medicare for All. Why? She will submit them as testimony at the first-ever hearings on national improved Medicare for all that will be held by the House Rules Committee on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 10:00 am.
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Medicare for All supporters

Single-Payer Action Opportunities

Come to Washington, DC! Join members of EPSPAN and other single-payer advocates in DC on April 17. We will visit all of the Congressional offices to drop off materials and also gather contact information for all of the Health Legislative Assistants for the Single Payer Educator project. And more news on the movement.
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PNHP endorses the Medicare for All Act of 2019

On February 27, 2019 Representative Jayapal introduced HR 1384, Medicare for All Act, with 100 cosponsors! For more information, see PNHP endorses the Medicare for All Act of 2019.

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Michael Bloomberg

“Universal healthcare is too expensive” ???

Need help with what to say when you're told universal healthcare is too expensive and will cost $32.6 trillion over the next 10 years? Here are some responses. The media is badly botching the Medicare-for-all debate.
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Medicare for All supporters

Democrats Shouldn’t Abandon Medicare for All Over a Misleading Survey

David Leonhardt of the New York Times has highlighted a survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation that, if true, would suggest that Medicare for All is not nearly as popular as initial polling would suggest. Based on this survey’s results, Leonhardt concludes that Democrats who support the idea are committing an “unforced error.” Unfortunately, that survey is deeply misleading.
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