Fact Sheet on Medicare for All

Written by Adam Knopsnyder Medicare for All will lead to universal health care coverage in the United States within 2 years of its implementation. Upon signing Medicare for All into law, a transition period would begin by automatically enrolling all Americans who are 19 years-old or younger, or 55 years-old or older into the government-runContinue reading “Fact Sheet on Medicare for All”

Legislative History of Universal Health Care Coverage

Written by Adam Knopsnyder Achieving universal health care coverage in the United States of America has consisted of a long history of public policy initiatives starting just after World War II and continuing through to the 21st Century. Along with the goal of providing universal coverage, there has been a great deal of thought putContinue reading “Legislative History of Universal Health Care Coverage”

Action Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage

Written by Adam Knopsnyder In order to implement a single payer healthcare system in the United States, a bill must be passed in both houses of Congress and then signed into law by the sitting president. Currently, under the 116th Congress, Representative Pramila Jayapal introduced bill H.R. 1384 on February 27, 2019, which has comeContinue reading “Action Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage”

Decisions Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage

Written by Adam Knopsnyder The single largest issue in US healthcare policy right now is the incredibly high number of Americans who go either uninsured or underinsured. After examining the inadequacies of the current healthcare system and the Affordable Care Act, as well as evaluating the two most popular proposals for healthcare reform, there isContinue reading “Decisions Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage”

Options Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage

Written by Adam Knopsnyder Reaching universal health care coverage in the United States has been a longtime goal for many presidential administrations and has come in the form of many different public policy options. However, given the current healthcare laws and programs that exist, there are two basic ideas that are being considered to achieveContinue reading “Options Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage”

Findings Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage

Written by Adam Knopsnyder In order to determine the most effective public policy to ensure that all Americans have affordable healthcare access, it is key to have a comprehensive understanding of the facts surrounding the issue. When trying to obtain universal health care in a country, there are two main obstacles in doing so: anContinue reading “Findings Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage”

Background Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage

Written by Adam Knopsnyder Since the start of the 20th Century, there have been multiple attempts of public policy initiatives to ensure access to health care for all in the United States of America. Throughout this time, the federal government has enacted a variety of policies that have created and expanded programs that try toContinue reading “Background Memo on Universal Health Care Coverage”