S.1970: Medicare-X Choice Act of 2017

Author's Summary:  To establish a public health plan.

IB Summary:  According to Sen. Michael Bennet (CO, D): "The Medicare-X Choice Act would build on the Medicare framework to establish a public insurance plan offered on the individual and small business health exchanges, allowing Americans to choose among the existing private insurance plans or a public one."

Status: Introduced on 10/17/2017. Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Links: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1970?r=9; https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4094?r=6

Other: Co-sponsored by Michael Bennet.