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Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare for All Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide quality, affordable health care for all Americans.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/25/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date All Actions
04/26/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/26/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E871)
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2007Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2007Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2007Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2007Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Oversight 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
04/25/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (19)

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means04/25/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce04/25/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health04/26/2007 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform04/25/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/25/2007)

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 similar to or no less than the health benefits coverage 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 enrolled individual a tax equal to 1.7% of wages received in excess of $25,000; (2) on every employer an excise tax equal to 7% of the wages paid to each enrolled employee; and (3) on the self-employment income of every enrolled individual, a tax equal to the applicable percentage of the self-employment income for such taxable year in excess of $25,000.

Sets forth provisions governing application of this Act to collective bargaining agreements.