Who is PNHP

Physicians for a National Health Program is a non-profit research and education organization of 20,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals who support single-payer national health insurance.

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Canada 2017

In late October, Sen. Bernie Sanders visited Toronto to survey Canada's single-payer health care system. He was joined by PNHP national coordinator Dr. Claudia Fegan and national board member Dr. Richard Bruno. To learn more about their trip, visit pnhp.org/Canada2017.


On May 5, 2016, an esteemed group of physicians unveiled a detailed plan for single-payer health care in the U.S. To read the proposal, please visit pnhp.org/nhi. To read and view media coverage of the proposal, click here. To browse supplemental materials related to the proposal, click here.

The conservative case for single payer


As our health care crisis deepens, Americans are demanding real solutions that expand coverage and reduce cost-sharing. Many conservatives recognize the need for fundamental reform and have voiced support for improved Medicare for all. For more information on the conservative case for single payer, click here.

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Sanders Bill

PNHP welcomes the introduction of Sen. Sanders' single-payer legislation as a landmark moment in the fight for single payer. To learn more about the Medicare For All Act of 2017, including PNHP's analysis of how the bill could be strengthened, visit pnhp.org/MedicareForAll.

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