Jan 28 2018
11:33 am

What: Medicare for ALL infomation session
When: Monday, January 29, 2018 - 6:00pm
Where: St James Episcopal Church, 1101 North Broadway, Knoxville

Monday, January 29, 6 PM - 8 PM
Medicare for ALL Info Session
Hosted by Knoxville-area Democratic Socialists of America
Want to learn more about Medicare for All? Have some questions you would like to ask? Please join us for an evening with Tim Faust! Faust is an American healthcare policy expert who has been touring the nation giving talks and advice on winning Medicare for All in the U.S. He has written for Jacobin magazine and is a member of DSA.

Further Reading
The Case for Single-Payer

Why not single-payer?

Why Universal Health Care Needs Antitrust

Per HuffPo, Sanders' 16 co-sponsors are as follows:

That roster of co-sponsors includes a who’s-who list of potential Democratic presidential candidates for 2020, including Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Also backing the bill are Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Al Franken of Minnesota, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Ed Markey of Massachusetts, Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall of New Mexico, Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.

Specifics on the bill and conjecture as to the political fight necessary to pass it are at the above link.


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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid/TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding. (Source)

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