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House Democrats Reintroduce Medicare for All Bill as Millions Face Pandemic Without Insurance

HeadlineMar 18, 2021

Democratic Congressmembers Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2021 Wednesday, one year after the first COVID-19 cases were confirmed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This is Congressmember Jayapal.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal: “And though this devastating pandemic has shone a bright light on our broken, for-profit healthcare system, we also know that we were already leaving nearly half of all adults under the age of 65 uninsured or underinsured before COVID-19 hit. And that was happening while we paid double more per capita for healthcare than any other country in the world.”

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