Most House Democrats Support Medicare for All

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Most House Democrats Support Medicare for All

by Stephen Lendman

Healthcare is a fundamental human right – not a commodity to be sold for maximum profits, based on the ability to pay, the deplorable way America's system works.

On January 24, Rep. John Conyers introduced HR 676: Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act. 

Referred to committee for consideration, it calls for providing "comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States resident, improved health care delivery, and for other purposes."

The measure has a record number of co-sponsors – 104, including 28 new ones in April, all Democrats, no Republicans.

If enacted, it would achieve about $500 billion in annual administrative savings. It would immediately cover all uninsured American citizens, none excluded.

It would achieve Trump's rhetorical goal of greater coverage, better benefits and lower costs – a win for all Americans except for the
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