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Physicians for a National Health Program is a non-profit research and education organization of 18,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals who support single-payer national health insurance.

Support our grassroots movement for single payer!

The Maryland chapter of PNHP is organizing throughout the state with multiple chapters fighting for improved Medicare for all.

Your support is vital to these efforts. With your help, we can build a powerful movement that will win health and financial security for all Americans.

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Stressed Out by Private Health Insurance? A Clinical Diagnosis

Dr. Quentin Young, long-time national coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program, wrote "Dr. Carol Paris, a distinguished psychiatrist and a valued colleague in the campaign for single-payer national health insurance, an improved Medicare for all, has written an elegant parody that is really quite serious: the mental impact of private, for-profit insurance companies on our nation's patients and providers/physicians."

Click here to read "Diagnostic Criteria for Private Insurance Induced Stress Disorder — PIISD"

Doctors protest exclusion of single-payer at Senate Finance Committee

Doctors and other advocates of a national single-payer health system - also known as an improved Medicare for All - directly confronted senators at a Senate Finance Committee “roundtable” on health reform today.

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HealthCare-Now! Maryland

Formerly Maryland Universal Health Care Network

National Health Insurance Bill

Donate to the Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign

The Maryland chapter of PNHP has launched the ‘Healthcare is a Human Right! campaign in collaboration with Healthcare-Now! Maryland. We seek a publicly funded healthcare system based on the human rights principles of universality, equity in access, equity in funding, accountability, transparency and the establishment of healthcare as a public good. In other words, single-payer.

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Single-payer health care pushed for Maryland

By Larry Carson | The Baltimore Sun

The idea of a single-payer health care system was lost in the debate over the much-amended national health care reform passed by Congress last year, but three Howard County delegates are co-sponsors of legislation in this year’s General Assembly that seeks to bring the idea to fruition in the Free State.

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The Md. Health Security Act

Click here to learn more the Maryland Health Security Act (SB206)

Get Active

MD PNHP is looking for speakers and writers to join this important cause.

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Where Is My National Health Insurance Card?

Watch PNHP NY Metro's video about single-Payer

PNHP Members in the news

The true problem and solution to high drug prices
By Elizabeth Carson | The Washington Post

What about single-payer?
By James F. Burdick | The Baltimore Sun

Diagnostic Criteria for PIISD – Private Insurance Induced Stress Disorder
By Carol A. Paris, MD
| Psychiatric Time

Speakers Bureau

PNHP Maryland now has a speaker's bureau and we are available for grand rounds, conferences and meeting with faith and community groups to talk about single payer and health care reform. If you are intrested in arranging a speaker, please email