Sen. Sanders Introduces Bill to Establish Medicare-For-All National Health Insurance Program – InsuranceNewsNet


WASHINGTON, May 14 — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has introduced laws (S. 4204) to “establish a Medicare-for-all national medical health insurance program.”

The bill was introduced on May 12 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., Alex Padilla, D-Calif., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.

The laws was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.

For more information, Sen. Bernie Sanders, 332 Dirksen Constructing, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5141; or in state at 1 Church St., third fl., Burlington, VT 05401; 802/862-0697; 357 W. Ave., Ste. 1-B, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 800/339-9834.

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