H.R.676: Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor John Conyers Jr., D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 64 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act - Establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primary care and prevention, dietary and nutritional therapies, prescription drugs, emergency care, long-term care, mental health services, dental services, and vision care.

Prohibits an institution from participating unless it is a public or nonprofit institution. Allows nonprofit health maintenance organizations (HMOs) that deliver care in their own facilities to participate.

Gives patients the freedom to choose from participating physicians and institutions.

Prohibits a private health insurer from selling health insurance coverage that duplicates the benefits provided under this Act. Allows such insurers to sell benefits that are not medically necessary, such as cosmetic surgery benefits.

Sets forth methods to ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce