Expanded Social Security and Medicare are important building blocks on the foundation laid down in 1935.
More than 100 Democratic lawmakers co-sponsored a House bill last month to dramatically revamp healthcare in the United States by creating a Medicare-for-All system funded by the federal government.
Seema Verma’s attacks on Medicare and Medicaid, along with her close involvement in the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken and destroy the Affordable Care Act, have hurt Verma’s public image.
"This is a milestone in the fight for universal healthcare and an equitable society, where working people make the decisions that determine our destiny."
"Because of the inherent health risks for mine workers, we can easily see the need for a health system that guarantees they get the care they need. Only Medicare for All solves these problems, and provides the security workers need."
"Medicare for All will ensure that you can see the doctors you want to see and get care in the hospitals your doctors recommend – irrespective of where you work. And you will never risk losing your health insurance again."