Annapolis City Council Votes To Pass ‘Medicare For All Act Of 2021’

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The City Council of Annapolis announced the passing of The Medicare For All Act of 2021. This is the archetypal solution successful Maryland State Capitol past successful enactment of Federal Bill H.R. 1976.

“Healthcare is simply a basal quality right, and this is besides fiscal communal consciousness for our city. Medicare for All would trim metropolis healthcare expenditures and alteration section governments crossed our authorities to reinvest this wealth backmost into the community,” said Alderman Savidge.

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The last ballot included 8 successful favour of the bill.

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“The Medicare for All Act of 2021 volition warrant that each residents of Annapolis volition beryllium afloat covered for wellness attraction without copays, deductibles, oregon different out-of-pocket costs, and would prevention millions successful payer dollars present spent connected premiums that supply often inadequate wellness security sum for
government employees,” according to the resolution.

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“COVID-19 simply highlighted the already glaring radical inequities that beryllium successful our healthcare system. It’s past clip for a single-payer cosmopolitan healthcare strategy successful the state that doesn’t permission retired the poorest and astir susceptible successful our communities,” said Carl Snowden, Convener of the Caucus of African American Leaders.

CBS Baltimore Staff

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