Medicare For All Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on March 22, 2021
Person holding sign: "Love it, improve it, Medicare for All!"

17 National Unions Demand Congress Expand and Improve Medicare Coverage

Joint union letter calls for lowering age eligibility, vision/dental coverage, out-of-pocket cap, and drug price negotiation.

National Nurses United
July 23, 2021

Nurses outside Capitol building

Registered Nurses Honor National Nurses Week with Lobby Days For Federal Legislation to Protect Patients and Nurses

Hundreds of registered nurses from across the country will meet virtually with federal lawmakers on May 4-10 to urge them to step up measures to improve protections for hospital patients and nurses and other health care workers across the country.

National Nurses United
May 3, 2021

CalCare: California Guaranteed Health Care for All

California nurses say that delaying action on establishing guaranteed health care for the state is a mistake, Californians cannot wait

Lawmakers today are choosing to delay for another year action on AB 1400, the bill known as CalCare that would establish a guaranteed, single-payer health system for all California residents, using the excuse that they need to hash out more details and decide how to finance it.

California Nurses Association
April 21, 2021

Nurse raising fist and holding sign "We need Medicare For All!"

Nurses applaud the introduction of Medicare for All Act of 2021

National Nurses United applauds the introduction of the Medicare for All Act of 2021, introduced by Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and co-sponsored by more than half of the House Democratic Caucus including 14 committee chairs and key leadership Members.

National Nurses United
March 17, 2021

CalCare logo for California Guaranteed Healthcare for All

Nurses applaud introduction of CalCare bill to implement a single-payer system in California

Renewing its commitment to the larger fight for health care justice, the California Nurses Association (CNA) is pleased to sponsor Assembly Bill 1400 (Kalra), the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare), which would guarantee comprehensive, high-quality health care to all California residents as a human right.

California Nurses Association
February 19, 2021