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?
Researchers found the infant mortality rate for Appalachia to be 16 percent higher than the rest of the country & a life expectancy of 2.4 years less.
Even with the Trumpcare defeat, the Trump administration is poised to use its regulatory powers to accomplish what lawmakers could not: shrink Medicaid.
Seven years of Republican vows to “repeal and replace” the ACA came to a crashing halt when it became clear that the Senate was paralyzed.
Montana was among the last states to expand Medicaid, and its Obamacare marketplace has fared reasonably well. Sadly Trumpcare would change that.
Obamacare requires all health insurance the exchange to cover ten essential benefits. Trumpcare kills that absolute requirement which allows junk insurance.
In a county where cows outnumber people and most voters supported Donald Trump, a coalition of health clinics is driven to defend the health law. By April Dembosky, KQED Modoc County, in the northeastern corner of California, is roughly the size of Connecticut. It’s so sparsely populated, the entire county has just one stoplight. The […]
The tax cuts included in the Republican health plans, unless you are a frequent user of tanning beds or have personal wealth in 1%, you will not feel them.
Obamacare subsidies recipients will see sharp changes under Trumpcare that dramatically affects how much they pay for insurance.
Answered to questions from three readers who are anxious about what the House-passed health reform bill might mean for their health insurance situation.
“The health insurance has allowed us to live the way we want, to be at home with the kids and create our own business.” Now they are holding their breath.
There is no doubt that children and families in small towns would be disproportionately harmed by cuts to Medicaid in Trumpcare.
Premiums will be higher for many in several states and where lower caused by those with preexisting conditions opting out of unaffordable insurance.
Lawmakers posted information taken from talking points put out by the House Republican Conference that try to frame health bill as kinder and gentler.
The GOP Health Bill would fundamentally and significantly alter coverage for people who get coverage through their employers too.
There could be consequences in AHCA for anyone with a preexisting condition, even those who have maintained continuous insurance coverage.
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 […]