Medicare For All Press Releases

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Nurses for Medicare for All

Nurses Welcome Formation of House Medicare for All Caucus Amidst Growing Support for Single Payer

National Nurses United is enthusiastically welcoming the inaugural formation to be announced Thursday of a House Medicare for All Caucus, the latest sign of growing support for guaranteed healthcare for all through an improved and expanded Medicare for all, single payer system.

National Nurses United
July 18, 2018

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Nurses Applaud Keith Ellison as New Sponsor of Medicare for All Bill, Welcome New Chapter in Movement for Guaranteed Health Care for All

National Nurses United today commended Congressman Keith Ellison after he took over the lead sponsorship of HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act. Ellison asked for unanimous consent to become the lead sponsor on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon.

National Nurses United
March 7, 2018

Nurses with Medicare for all signs

National Nurses United Applauds Introduction of Maryland Single-Payer Bill

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today applauded the introduction this week of Medicare-for-all, single-payer health care legislation in the Mary

National Nurses United
February 8, 2018

Nurses for SB562 - Jan 7 Select Committee Hearing

60-80% of Insurance Denials Overturned or Reversed When Taken to Independent Medical Review – New Data

From 60 percent to 80 percent of health insurance denials are reversed by independent medical review by the California Department of Managed Health Care – according to data released today by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.

California Nurses Association
February 7, 2018

SB 562 Rally at the State Capitol

Nurses to Villaraigosa: Stop Misleading Public on SB 562 Federal Actions Make Action Now for Real Reform Urgent

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today criticized gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa for “deliberate and repeated misrepresentations” about critical legislation, SB 562.

California Nurses Association
January 17, 2018

CNA and single-payer supporters rally for two days in support of SB 562

Single Payer Supporters, Nurses and Patients to Converge on State Capitol to Protest Legislators Delaying Healthy California Act SB 562

Members of California Nurses Association (CNA) and the Healthy California campaign will converge from throughout the state for a rally and a public hearing on healthcare in California in Sacramento, Wednesday, January 17, to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562.

California Nurses Association
January 16, 2018

Nurses for SB562 outside Dec. 11 Select Committee Hearing

Supporters Urge Legislators to Advance Single Payer Bill SB 562 at Public Hearing

Members of California Nurses Association (CNA) and the Healthy California campaign will converge at a public hearing on healthcare in California in Sacramento, Wednesday, January 17, to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562.

California Nurses Association
January 11, 2018

CNA and single-payer supporters rally support of SB 562

Supporters Urge Legislators to Advance Single Payer Bill SB 562 at Public Hearing on California's Healthcare in Los Angeles

Members of California Nurses Association and the Healthy California campaign will converge at a public hearing in Los Angeles to urge legislators to move forward with SB 562.

California Nurses Association
December 8, 2017

RN Rachael De Simone rallying outside Florida office of Sen. Marco Rubio

Nurses Across Country Protest GOP Tax Plan, Call it “Deadly for Working Families”

Registered nurses and local community organizations will converge on Senator Dean Heller (R-NV)’s Las Vegas office Thursday, November 30, to demand a “No” vote on the Republican effort to rewrite the tax code.

National Nurses United
November 29, 2017

Sandy Falwell speaks at AFL-CIO convention

Nurses Welcome AFL-CIO Call for Medicare for All Resolution Pledges to Make Health Care for All a Reality

National Nurses United today hailed adoption of a resolution by the AFL-CIO at its convention in St. Louis, declaring that “we will support legislation that guarantees health care as a human right through an improved Medicare for All.”

National Nurses United
October 24, 2017