[Note: Lee Mercer is misquoted in this article; we don't have 800 member organizations! We wish we did, though.]
by Mark Dudzic and Jenny Brown for Labor Notes, June 13, 2014
Following the lead of tiny Vermont, advocates of Medicare for All are developing state campaigns to win health care that eliminates insurance companies and covers everyone.
Beginning in 2017, the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, allows the federal government to grant a waiver to any state that wants to introduce “innovations”—provided the coverage is at least as comprehensive, extensive, and affordable as coverage under the ACA.