16 medical groups that support 'Medicare for All,' single payer

The American College of Physicians became the latest medical group to throw its support behind "Medicare for All" and other healthcare reforms, including a public option health plan.

Here are 16 medical groups that have endorsed HR 676, which calls for Medicare for All, and single-payer healthcare reform, according to the advocacy group Physicians for a National Health Program:

Editor's note: These organizations may support other proposals outside of Medicare for All.

1. American Association of Community Psychiatrists
2. American College of Physicians
3. American Medical Association – Medical Student Section
4. American Medical Student Association
5. American Medical Women's Association
6. American Nurses Association
7. American Public Health Association
8. California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
9. Falls City Medical Society, Kentucky
10. Health Care for the Homeless
11. Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association
12. Latino Medical Student Association
13. National Association of Social Workers
14. National Health Care for the Homeless Council
15. National Medical Association
16. Puerto Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons

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