For most of my adult life, I’ve picked my health insurance based on one simple standard: Does my beloved primary care doctor participate in the plan?
Many states that scoffed at the Medicaid Expansion to Obamacare are seeing the light. What will they do as their Senators and Congresspersons vow repeal?
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacing it, as some conservative hardliners are demanding, would cost a minimum of 37,127 lives over two years.
A majority of the public is skeptical the Republican health bill (AHCA) would be an improvement over the Affordable Care Act.
After literally years of promises, House Republicans finally have a bill, Trumpcare, they say will “repeal and replace” Obamacare.
A comprehensive and concise explanation of the successes of the ACA that all should know before anyone comes out in support of any repeal/replace
Agreement on how exactly to “repeal and replace” the federal health law is giving Republican fits as they are unable to come to a consensus.
President Barack Obama took to the media to pressure Republicans to unveil a replacement proposal before they repeal major parts of the law.
By Julie Rovner Leading Republicans have vowed that even if they repeal most of the Affordable Care Act early in 2017, a replacement will not hurt those currently receiving benefits. Republicans will seek to ensure that “no one is worse off,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in an interview with a Wisconsin newspaper earlier […]
Despite Obamacare’s rising prices, decreased insurer participation & a vigorous political threat, consumer enrollment for 2017 is outpacing last year.
Prospective Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price brings a distinctive to-do list to the agency that will affect health policy.
Six years into building its business around the Affordable Care Act, the nation’s $3 trillion health care industry may be losing that political playbook.
Replacement that Republicans can agree on will not be quick if they intend to maintain coverage for 20 million who gained coverage with health law.
Three years after opening their online doors, the health insurance marketplaces, premiums, ,and deductibles were higher in off-exchanges plans.
Doctor and hospital switching is a recurring Marketplace scramble for these consumers who face rising premiums and plan exits.
The health law prohibits insurers from discriminating against people with serious illnesses, but some marketplace plans sidestep with drug discrimination.
A single payer system by way of a Medicare for All structure would allow coverage for all Americans and would actually reduce spending.
Although Republican proposals seem unlikely to achieve President Trump’s triple aim (more coverage, better benefits, lower costs), single-payer reform will.
Proposals floated by Republican leaders won’t achieve President Trump’s campaign promises, but a single-payer reform would.
On a recent Diane Rehm Show, single payer wasn’t raised as a possibility by any of the guests — until a caller raised it deep into the show. Why?
In a dramatic show of physician support for deeper health reform – and for making a decisive break with the private insurance model – 2,231 physicians called for single payer
The most cynical argument being advanced is that Bernie Sanders’ support for a single-payer health program is a pie-in-the-sky fantasy.
Consensus of Beltway media seems to be that a single-payer healthcare system similar to those in most industrialized countries is excellent in theory only.
Nonpartisan physicians group calls single-payer reform ‘the only effective remedy’ for nation’s continuing health care woes and urges focus on facts, not rhetoric
Colorado deserves very high praise for getting the most sensible health care proposal on a ballot in recent times, a single-payer health care initiative that if passed may start a trend.
Students at more than 30 medical schools across the country will hold teach-ins, rallies and candlelight vigils to promote Medicare for all / Single Payer.
The hard truth about health care Ezra Klein has done it again. He has implicitly led to a conclusion we all know is the eventual must of our healthcare system with his factual explanation of our healthcare dilemma by the numbers, by the policy, and by inference from countries that are more successful in their […]
Reforming the dysfunctional U.S. healthcare system is a major issue in the news these days. The goal of the reform efforts, we’re told, is to expand coverage to the uninsured and to reduce costs. But what many experts and citizens see as the most sensible solution to these problems is kept out of the discussion […]
We are finally rebuffing the evil of the for profit insurance companies who are trying to make it seems that some how a government option or single payer healthcare system is less efficient than ours.
I demand congress and the President enact single payer universal health care. Targeting: Sen. Max Baucus MT, Rite Aid Pharmacies and Republican Party, see more…Sen. Mitch McConnell KY, Rep. John Boehner OH-08, Sen. Max Baucus MT, Rite Aid Pharmacies and Republican Party Started by: Liberal Democratic Party Of The United States Congress and the […]
The media has been deafeningly silent on single payer insurance. It is imperative that the media explore the details of single payer insurance in order for citizens to get factual and unbiased information. As citizens we must also ensure that Congress understand that we are aware that 60% of Americans want some sort of universal […]