House Progressives Try Again For Single-Payer Health Plan

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 6:57 PM EST) -- A group of progressive Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday reintroduced a bill to create a single-payer Medicare For All program in which every resident of the U.S. would be provided a wide range of health care benefits, without any cost-sharing or co-pays, by the federal government.

The bill, HR 676, which would replace the nation's private insurers with a federal agency providing health benefits, has not made much progress in the past years it has been introduced, and there is no reason to believe it will be...
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