Celebrate 50 Years of Medicare By Supporting Universal Health Care For All

Sign Our Petition for a Single-Payer System That Makes Expanded and Improved Medicare Available to Everyone

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the legislation that established Medicare, immediately providing health insurance for older Americans.

For Americans over 65, Medicare has provided piece of mind and quality health care. But even under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, millions of Americans remain uninsured and health care costs continue to balloon under our wasteful, for-profit health care system.

Public Citizen is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare by advocating that the program be expanded to cover every American.

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33832 3 weeks ago Dana Luebke
33831 1 month ago erin yarrobino
33830 3 months ago Leland Erickson
33829 6 months ago Dennis DeMarinis
33828 6 months ago Albert Hamm It is a travesty that U.S. citizens must continue to struggle with the outrageous inefficiency of the health insurance industry when social democracies around the world fixed this with universal hea...
33827 8 months ago Dennis DeMarinis
33826 8 months ago DENNIS BARBATO SR
33825 8 months ago DENNIS BARBATO SR
33824 10 months ago Steve Livacich
33823 10 months ago Ivan Helfman
33822 10 months ago Greg Novlan While reaping huge profits, our current healthcare system is bankrupting America. We need a single payer system to control the price of prescription drugs, routine procedures and tests.
33821 10 months ago Anonymous
33820 10 months ago Erin Harris We'll never bring down health care costs and improve quality until we do what all the other nations have done for decades. A universal, single-payer system is the only way to get the job done right.
33819 10 months ago karen langsam
33818 10 months ago Savannah Hawkins
33817 10 months ago Jason Phelps
33816 10 months ago Jacki Hunter
33815 10 months ago Brian Kosiak
33814 10 months ago Mike Turner
33813 10 months ago robert steiner
33812 10 months ago robert steiner
33811 10 months ago Nancy Bell
33810 10 months ago Allan Hancock
33809 10 months ago Anonymous
33808 10 months ago Barbara Rosenthal
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