Overview of the Medicare for All Act of 2019
Read the full text of the Medicare for All Act.
One-page summary covering major features of the bill.
List of co-sponsors of the Medicare for All Act in the current (116th) Congress.
List of organizations and governmental bodies endorsing single-payer reform.
Activism on the Medicare for All Act
Write a letter to your representative and ask them to co-sponsor the bill.
Call your representative at (202) 224-3121 and ask them to co-sponsor the bill.
If your representative has already co-sponsored, ask them to join the Medicare for All Caucus.
Visit PNHP’s Take Action page.
Introductory press conference
Financing a single-payer national health program
Funding H.R. 676: Executive Summary
(Friedman, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; July 2013)
“Liberal Benefits, Conservative Spending”
(Grumbach, et al., JAMA 265(19); May 15, 1991)
The Current and Projected Taxpayer Shares of U.S. Health Costs
(Himmelstein and Woolhandler, American Journal of Public Health, 2015)
A Comparison of Hospital Administrative Costs in Eight Nations
(Himmelstein et al., Health Affairs, Sept. 2014)
Transitioning to single-payer national health program
Beyond the Affordable Care Act: A Physicians’ Proposal for Single-Payer Health Care Reform
(Working Group on Single-Payer Program Design, American Journal of Public Health 106(6); June 2016)
A National Long-term Care Program for the United States; A Caring Vision
(Working Group on Single-Payer Program Design, JAMA 266(21); December 4, 1991)
A Better-Quality Alternative: Single-Payer National Health System Reform
(Working Group on Single-Payer Program Design, JAMA 272(10); September 14, 1994)