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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare for All Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide quality, affordable health care for all Americans.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/01/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date All Actions
02/17/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E57)
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (18)


Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means02/01/2006 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce02/01/2006 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/17/2006 Referred to
House Government Reform02/01/2006 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/01/2006)

Medicare for All Act - Amends the Social Security Act to add a new title XXII (Medicare for All) under which: (1) each eligible individual is entitled to benefits which include the full range and scope of benefits available under the original fee-for-service program under parts A (Hospital Insurance) and B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare), with parity in coverage of mental health benefits, subject to appropriate cost sharing; (2) each enrollee is free to choose his or her own doctor and private health plan; and (3) benefits are not less than the benefits offered to Members of Congress and Federal employees under FEHBP (Federal Employees Health Benefits Program).

Establishes the Medicare for All Trust Fund.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) on the income of every individual a tax equal to 1.7% of wages received; (2) on every employer an excise tax equal to 7% of the wages paid to each employee; and (3) on the self-employment income of every individual, a tax equal to the applicable percentage of the self-employment income for such taxable year.