Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 115th Congress.

S. 1804 - Medicare for All Act of 2017

Health. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all health insurance program. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Medicare for All Act of 2017

S. 1804 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all health insurance program. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all health insurance program.
Other Titles
  • Medicare for All Act of 2017
  • Medicare for All Act of 2017
  • Medicare for All Act of 2017
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative remedies
  • Alternative treatments
  • Budget process
  • Child health
  • Comprehensive health care
  • Congressional oversight
  • Dental care
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Disability and health-based discrimination
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Hearing, speech, and vision care
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Hospital care
  • Income tax credits
  • Inflation and prices
  • Insurance industry and regulation
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medicaid
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Nursing
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Sex and reproductive health
  • State and local government operations
  • Temporary and part-time employment
  • Women's health
  • Worker safety and health
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced9/13/2017
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced9/13/2017
    9/13/2017Introduced in Senate
    9/13/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $151,500
    $10,650
    $2,332,643
    $44,609
    $831,480
    $1,736,500
    $1,098,465
    $6,205,847
    129% more
    $14,205,818
    $14,205,818

    oppose this bill

    7 Organizations Support and 1 Opposes; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Medicare for All Act of 2017

    7 organizations support this bill

    American Postal Workers Union
    American Postal Workers Union (2018, January 23). APWU Supported and Opposed Legislation. Retrieved January 23, 2018, from American Postal Workers Union.
    International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    Martinez, Robert (2017, September 19). IAM S.1804 Medicare for All Act Letter. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
    International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
    IFPTE (2017, September 13). IFPTE Endorses Single Payer Healthcare Legislation. Retrieved September 15, 2017, from IFPTE.
    National Education Association
    Egan, Marc (2018, March 23). Medicare for All Senate Letter. Retrieved March 23, 2018, from National Education Association.
    National Nurses United
    Castillo, Bonnie (2017, September 13). Why do nurses support Sen. Sanders’ Medicare for All Act?. Retrieved September 15, 2017, from National Nurses United.
    Planned Parenthood
    Planned Parenthood (2017, September 13). Planned Parenthood Praises Inclusion of Reproductive Health Care and Access to Abortion in Senator Sanders’ "Medicare for All" Bill. Retrieved September 15, 2017, from Planned Parenthood.
    Public Citizen
    Public Citizen (2017, September 13). Sanders’ Medicare-for-All Legislation Is the Right Thing to Do – Politically, Economically and Morally; Now Politicians Must Take a Stand. Retrieved September 15, 2017, from Public Citizen.

    1 organization oppose this bill

    Citizens Against Government Waste
    Citizens Against Government Waste (2017, September 14). CAGW: Bernie Sanders’ Single Payer Plan is an ‘Astronomically’ Bad Idea. Retrieved September 21, 2017, from Citizens Against Government Waste.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$45,100$18,050
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$130,330$0
    John BarrassoRWY$29,133$18,900
    Michael F. BennetDCO$64,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$98,700$0
    Roy BluntRMO$39,499$130,836
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$96,907$6,100
    John BoozmanRAR$5,250$20,232
    Sherrod BrownDOH$136,955$0
    Richard BurrRNC$38,067$134,199
    Maria CantwellDWA$8,666$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$13,475$113,725
    Ben CardinDMD$122,475$0
    Tom CarperDDE$40,050$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$150,700$10,000
    Bill CassidyRLA$112,291$303,273
    William Thad CochranRMS$25,100$7,250
    Susan M. CollinsRME$50,000$21,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$34,600$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$51,094$28,370
    John CornynRTX$51,455$78,605
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$89,281$1,516
    Tom CottonRAR$6,250$1,229,842
    Mike CrapoRID$9,250$36,594
    Ted CruzRTX$34,900$1,875,947
    Steve DainesRMT$13,400$224,025
    Joe DonnellyDIN$97,199$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$245,057$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$102,300$0
    Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$6,850$174,861
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$46,500$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$9,000$185,221
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$77,400$1,342,999
    Al FrankenDMN$89,650$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$39,700$392,155
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$83,416$-35
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,200$48,088
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$13,750$150,779
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$62,000$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$95,941$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$95,199$21,500
    Martin HeinrichDNM$94,950$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$80,050$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,500$129,337
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$100,600$0
    John HoevenRND$6,090$15,400
    Jim InhofeROK$1,000$48,174
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$14,400$35,445
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,450$796,764
    Tim KaineDVA$111,050$100
    John KennedyRLA$19,900$16,500
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$22,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$85,916$0
    James LankfordROK$3,175$142,490
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$57,750$0
    Mike LeeRUT$14,777$727,234
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$57,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$182,950$0
    John McCainRAZ$13,800$171,070
    Claire McCaskillDMO$178,133$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$124,651$228,606
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$112,800$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$86,353$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$7,000$7,700
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,500$38,750
    Chris MurphyDCT$121,200$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$54,655$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$125,150$0
    Rand PaulRKY$2,020$447,992
    David PerdueRGA$9,000$199,928
    Gary C. PetersDMI$156,850$0
    Rob PortmanROH$16,100$205,086
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,250$0
    Jim RischRID$0$45,587
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$14,000$92,967
    Mike RoundsRSD$14,600$63,381
    Marco RubioRFL$21,083$850,205
    Bernie SandersIVT$122,400$0
    Ben SasseRNE$58,650$691,801
    Brian SchatzDHI$137,200$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$167,500$1,500
    Tim ScottRSC$48,250$263,161
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$90,808$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,500$2,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$110,202$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$3,100$596,373
    Jon TesterDMT$147,838$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,000$166,033
    Thom TillisRNC$21,900$218,634
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$32,335$1,278,152
    Tom UdallDNM$72,000$2,000
    Chris Van HollenDMD$233,580$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$54,300$1,700
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$142,425$2,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$48,800$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$12,833$2,000
    Ron WydenDOR$107,850$0
    Todd YoungRIN$10,833$139,816

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$45,100$18,050
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$130,330$0
    John BarrassoRWY$29,133$18,900
    Michael F. BennetDCO$64,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$98,700$0
    Roy BluntRMO$39,499$130,836
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$96,907$6,100
    John BoozmanRAR$5,250$20,232
    Sherrod BrownDOH$136,955$0
    Richard BurrRNC$38,067$134,199
    Maria CantwellDWA$8,666$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$13,475$113,725
    Ben CardinDMD$122,475$0
    Tom CarperDDE$40,050$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$150,700$10,000
    Bill CassidyRLA$112,291$303,273
    William Thad CochranRMS$25,100$7,250
    Susan M. CollinsRME$50,000$21,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$34,600$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$51,094$28,370
    John CornynRTX$51,455$78,605
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$89,281$1,516
    Tom CottonRAR$6,250$1,229,842
    Mike CrapoRID$9,250$36,594
    Ted CruzRTX$34,900$1,875,947
    Steve DainesRMT$13,400$224,025
    Joe DonnellyDIN$97,199$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$245,057$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$102,300$0
    Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$6,850$174,861
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$46,500$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$9,000$185,221
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$77,400$1,342,999
    Al FrankenDMN$89,650$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$39,700$392,155
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$83,416$-35
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,200$48,088
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$13,750$150,779
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$62,000$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$95,941$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$95,199$21,500
    Martin HeinrichDNM$94,950$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$80,050$0
    Dean HellerRNV$10,500$129,337
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$100,600$0
    John HoevenRND$6,090$15,400
    Jim InhofeROK$1,000$48,174
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$14,400$35,445
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,450$796,764
    Tim KaineDVA$111,050$100
    John KennedyRLA$19,900$16,500
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$22,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$85,916$0
    James LankfordROK$3,175$142,490
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$57,750$0
    Mike LeeRUT$14,777$727,234
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$57,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$182,950$0
    John McCainRAZ$13,800$171,070
    Claire McCaskillDMO$178,133$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$124,651$228,606
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$112,800$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$86,353$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$7,000$7,700
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,500$38,750
    Chris MurphyDCT$121,200$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$54,655$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$125,150$0
    Rand PaulRKY$2,020$447,992
    David PerdueRGA$9,000$199,928
    Gary C. PetersDMI$156,850$0
    Rob PortmanROH$16,100$205,086
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,250$0
    Jim RischRID$0$45,587
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$14,000$92,967
    Mike RoundsRSD$14,600$63,381
    Marco RubioRFL$21,083$850,205
    Bernie SandersIVT$122,400$0
    Ben SasseRNE$58,650$691,801
    Brian SchatzDHI$137,200$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$167,500$1,500
    Tim ScottRSC$48,250$263,161
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$90,808$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,500$2,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$110,202$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$3,100$596,373
    Jon TesterDMT$147,838$0
    John ThuneRSD$10,000$166,033
    Thom TillisRNC$21,900$218,634
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$32,335$1,278,152
    Tom UdallDNM$72,000$2,000
    Chris Van HollenDMD$233,580$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$54,300$1,700
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$142,425$2,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$48,800$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$12,833$2,000
    Ron WydenDOR$107,850$0
    Todd YoungRIN$10,833$139,816

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Health care services$2,332,643
    US Postal Service unions & associations$1,736,500
    Teachers unions$1,098,465
    Manufacturing unions$831,480
    Other unions$151,500
    Health worker unions$44,609
    Consumer groups$10,650

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
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