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Conyers Reintroduces National Single-Payer Health Care Bill
H.R.676 has been introduced in
Representative Conyers issued this statement following the release of the bill:
"I am pleased to announce the reintroduction of H.R. 676, 'The Expanded And Improved Medicare For All Act,' in the 113th
"Many Americans are frustrated with high out-of-pocket costs, skyrocketing premiums, and many other serious problems that are part and parcel of a health care system dependent on private health insurance plans. H.R. 676 would reform this broken system.
"Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was an important initial reform, which will provide health insurance to millions of our nation's uninsured and eliminate many of the worst practices of the private health insurance industry.
"However, it is my opinion, and the belief of many leading health care practitioners and experts, that establishing a non-profit universal single-payer health care system would be the best way to effectively contain health care costs and provide quality care for all Americans. It is time for Members of
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