Health care is an issue close to the hearts of Indivisible groups, most notably since mobilizing to stop GOP attacks on the ACA in 2017. The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare just how cruel our healthcare system is by leaving nearly 100 million people uninsured or underinsured and ravaging our most vulnerable communities. We must once again plan to fight for our right to health care—universal, equitable, affordable, and culturally-competent health care.
Now that Democrats have won control of the House, Senate, and the White House, it’s time for them to demonstrate that they are prepared to be leaders in both undoing the damage done by Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration and in transforming our healthcare system to guarantee health care to every person in the U.S., regardless of immigration status, disability, gender identity, income, or geographic location.
On March 17th, 2021, Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced the Medicare for All Act, which will not only ensure universal coverage—it will improve the quality of coverage, while allowing the US to better control the cost of care. Call your Member of Congress (MoC) and tell them to co-sponsor the Medicare for All Act!
In this resource, we’ll tell you more about what’s in the bill.