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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|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||John Conyers Jr., D-Mich.|
|Total Cosponsors||64 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Feb. 13, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 22, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
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)
|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|