Pharma & Insurance Gave $43M to the 130 House Democrats Not Backing Medicare for All

By Carl Gibson for GritPost Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) recently rolled out House Democrats’ version of a Medicare for All proposal that would ensure all Americans have guaranteed healthcare. The bill (H.R. 1384) has an impressive 106 co-sponsors, and has been called “the most ambitious Medicare-for-All plan yet” by Vox, which also reported the benefits […]

UnitedHealth stock paces Dow losers, as blow from ‘Medicare for all’ bill leaves a mark

Don’t expect a snap-back rally in the stocks even though M4A has ‘no chance’ of passing, says JPMorgan analyst By Tomi Kilgore for Market Watch The sharp selloff in managed-care stocks continued Monday, in the aftermath of the “Medicare-for-All” bill introduced last week, with UnitedHealth Group Inc. shares leading the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s losers […]

Corporate and “Progressive” Democrats Threaten Medicare Itself

By Charles Andrews for Dissident Voice The Democratic Party won a majority in the House of Representatives in the November 2018 elections by making health care one of its top “messages.” Yet events from Bernie Sanders’ bill of 2017 to legislation that “progressive” Representative Pramila Jayapal introduced on February 27, 2019 show that the Party […]

Physicians group endorses the Medicare for All Act of 2019

Doctors say Rep. Jayapal’s single-payer House bill is the only way to achieve universal, comprehensive coverage while saving the nation billions in health costs By Physicians for National Health Program (PNHP) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), a nonprofit research and education organization whose 23,000 members support single-payer national health insurance, […]