Single Payer Universal Healthcare, also called "Medicare for All," means a healthcare system in which providers are reimbursed by a single, public funding source. 

Michigan for Single Payer is fighting for Single Payer Healthcare for all Michiganders. 

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Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington St.) has introduced HR 1384, The Improved and Expanded Medicare for All Act of 2019.  This is a major piece of legislation and sets the standard for single payer universal healthcare! 

HR 1384 will establish a single payer, universal healthcare system in the United States.  It will charge no out of pocket costs for any US resident.   

It covers: 

  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital services

  • Ambulatory services

  • Primary care and preventive services

  • Chronic disease management

  • Prescription drugs and medical devices

  • Mental health and substance abuse treatment

  • Laboratory and diagnostic services

  • Pediatrics

  • Reproductive, maternity, and newborn services

  • Oral, hearing, and vision services

  • Short-term rehabilitative and habilitative services

  • Dental services

  • Approved dietary and nutritional therapies.

  • Podiatric care.

  • Emergency services and transportation.

  • Early and periodic screening, diagnostic, and treatment services.

  • Necessary transportation for health care services for persons with disabilities or who may qualify as low income.

And crucially, long-term palliative care!  

 

Click here for the full text of the entire bill,

 

Click here for a shorter summary of the bill

and here for a longer summary!

How will it be funded?  Click here to find out!

Upcoming events:

Medicare for All Townhall in Dearborn with Abdul El-Sayed, Debbie Dingell, Abdullah Hammoud and Yousef Rabhi

June 29, 2019 Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, MI

Click here for Facebook event page!

Watch the crowd interrupt Gary Peters with chants of "Medicare for All" at Michigan Democratic Party Convention 2019

ABOUT US

 

Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare advocates for single payer healthcare on both the national and state level. It is a 501c4 nonprofit organization.  Donations to Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare are not tax-deductible

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