Medicare was always meant to be expanded to every USA citizen. Fifty-two years is long enough to wait. Medicare uses only 6% of it's budget for administrative costs, has the lowest fraud rate and lower procedure costs than any corporate health care insurance plan... which typically spends 25 to 30% of it's budget on administrative costs: massive advertising, $100 million a year CEO's, and massive paperwork designed to deny claims and cancel "non-profitable" policies.
Meanwhile, the USA is ranked #37 among top-40 nations that provide a system of short and long-term care, and protect people from financial ruin due to medical expenses. In fact, more than 600,000 people every year go bankrupt in the USA due to unpaid medical bills, and the majority had "insurance" when they first became sick or injured. Bottom line: 80% of people in nursing homes no longer have any money and the federal government is paying for their care via Medicaid. Is that any way to treat our people?
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On July 23, 2017, Jimmy Carter spoke of the necessity for "Medicare For All." His position was underlined by Rose Ann DeMoro, the executive director of the 175,000-member National Nurses United union. Read More Here.
If you have questions about how Medicare For All - HR676 would affect your health care and the generations of your family, get all the information you need at your fingertips and join the push for national health care at http://www.pnhp.org/hr676
You can also sign the petition by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley (who endorsed #BernieSanders for POTUS. He's calling on all people in the USA to demand single-payer health care. Petition to Demand Single-Payer Healthcare
We need #MedicareForAll
Medicare siempre estaba destinado a ser expandido a todos los ciudadanos de Estados Unidos de América. Cincuenta y dos años es lo suficientemente largo como para esperar.