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- Hundreds of Thousands of Passersby on I-45 Will Read Key Messages About the Need for Medicare for All
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People driving north on
The first billboard, located 255 feet south of
Public Citizen is using the two billboards to counter misinformation being spread about Medicare for All by big pharma and the insurance industry, as well as others who profit from our fragmented and costly health care system, which fails to deliver needed care to millions of Americans. The messages remind passersby that, under Medicare for All, all doctors and hospitals would be in network, so people could keep their doctor. Only the way health care is paid for would change. (Rather than go through a private insurance company that denies care, narrows doctor and hospital choice, and constantly increases out-of-pocket costs, Medicare for All would pay the bill.) A second key message: People who are uninsured now would receive needed care under Medicare for All.
"Texans, and Americans in general, are realizing that Medicare for All is the only plan that would fix our costly and unequal health care system, which puts profits ahead of patients," said
The billboard messages will run through
Learn more about Public Citizen's Medicare for All campaign.
Dive into our fact sheets:
Medicare-for-All Would Cost Less While Covering More
Medicare-for-All Would End Fear of Medical Bills or Losing Coverage
Medicare-for-All Would Improve Health Care for Families and Providers
Medicare-for-All is Commonsense and Achievable