Medicare for All Just Got a Massive Boost

With a major new co-sponsor, the House’s single-payer bill seems to have found new life. The post Medicare for All Just Got a Massive Boost appeared first on The Intercept.

Medicare for All Just Got a Massive Boost

 

This week New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone, the chair of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, gave the legislative push for single-payer health care a major boost by announcing that he would be co-sponsoring the proposed Medicare for All bill and holding a hearing on it sometime in the current term. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Dr. Abdul El-Sayed join Ryan Grim to discuss the prospects for universal health care in the United States.

Transcript coming soon.

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