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Medicare-for-All Gets First Legislative Hearing

Key clinical point: The Medicare for All Act of 2019 had 108 cosponsors – all Democrats – at press time.

Major finding: The bill would make it unlawful for a private health insurer to sell coverage that duplicates the benefits of the Medicare-for-All system, and would prohibit employers from providing health insurance coverage that is provided by the Medicare-for-All system.

Study details: Members of the House Rules Committee heard testimony April 30 from physicians and policy analysts.


House Rules Committee hearing on H.R. 1384, April 30.