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June 20, 2019

The Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Wednesday, June 12, digging into universal healthcare coverage. The intent of the hearing was to understand the different health reform proposals introduced by Democrats. This is the first hearing held by a congressional committee with jurisdiction over healthcare issues, but it is the third hearing held by the House regarding Medicare for All.

  • Read a memo of the hearing, including who testified, key Democratic messages, background on healthcare affordability, the state of the ACA and public opinion on single payer proposals.