Working people bear the brunt of health care costs. It’s not uncommon to see our friends and family members go into bankruptcy due to health issues. Working-class people shouldn’t have to choose between keeping the lights on and paying for healthcare.
Establish a Single-Payer Healthcare System:
Support legislation such as HR 1384; ‘to establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program”, which would cover: emergency care, primary care, dental, vision, outpatient care, hearing, inpatient care, mental health, substance abuse/drug treatment care, palliative care, long-term care; in addition to this, this bill plan will also provide — free of charge prescription medications, wellness visits/checkups, and medical supplies.
Establish federal funding for nursing workforce programs to increase the number of Registered Nurses and Advance Practice Nurses in our hospitals and care facilities.