H.R. 4683 (109th): Medicare for All Act

Introduced:
Feb 01, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John Dingell
Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 01, 2006
Length
25 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2034 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2007

S. 2229 (Related)
Medicare for All Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 1, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 01, 2006
Referred to Committee Feb 01, 2006
 
 
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2/1/2006--Introduced.
Medicare for All Act - Amends the Social Security Act to add a new title XXII (Medicare for All) under which:
(1) each eligible individual is entitled to benefits which include the full range and scope of benefits available under the original fee-for-service program under parts A (Hospital Insurance) and B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare), with parity in coverage of mental health benefits, subject to appropriate cost sharing;
(2) each enrollee is free to choose his or her own doctor and private health plan; and
(3) benefits are not less than the benefits offered to Members of Congress and Federal employees under FEHBP (Federal Employees Health Benefits Program).
Establishes the Medicare for All Trust Fund.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) on the income of every individual a tax equal to 1.7% of wages received; (2) on every employer an excise tax equal to 7% of the wages paid to each employee; and (3) on the self-employment income of every individual, a tax equal to the applicable percentage of the self-employment income for such taxable year.

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