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Jayapal: Medicare-For-All Will Displace 1 Million Workers

May 3, 2019

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, sponsor of the “Medicare-for-all” health care plan, said this week that her program would force about 1 million employees of private health insurance companies out of their jobs.

“There are a lot of people who work in the private insurance industry,” Jayapal said during a town hall at American University. “We have thought carefully about how we’d take care of those folks because we think those people are very important.”


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