Health Over Profit National Calls

Health Over Profit National Calls
Health Over Profit for Everyone is a national campaign to win a National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA) healthcare system (also called a single payer health system). It is a project initiated by advocates for NIMA acting as individuals and is coordinated by Popular Resistance. We will hold regular national conference calls starting Monday, February ...

Why Won’t More Corporations Support Single Payer Health Care?

Why Won't More Corporations Support Single Payer Health Care?
By Helaine Olen for The Nation. Above photo:  CEO Warren Buffett talks to reporters before Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting, May 6, 2017. (Reuters / Rick Wilking) Warren Buffett is rare among CEOs in publicly recognizing the economic benefits of Medicare for All. Talk of single-payer health care in the United States popped up in an ...

House Democrats See Medicare for All as Answer to ‘Trumpcare’

House Democrats See Medicare for All as Answer to 'Trumpcare'
By Daniel Marans for the Huffington Post. Above photo: Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) has been introducing a single-payer bill since 2003. It now has 111 co-sponsors — a significant majority of the House Democratic Caucus. By Sarah Rice/Getty Images House Democrats on Wednesday touted unprecedented majority support for a bill that would expand Medicare to the ...

Article on Congresswoman’s Website Promoting Medicare for All

Article on Congresswoman's Website Promoting Medicare for All
By Dr. Jessica Schorr-Saxe of Health Care Justice of North Carolina for Rep. Alma Adams. Image from the Charlotte Observer. Now is the time for Medicare for all Single-payer program saves money May 19, 2017 In The News Have you—or anyone you know—skipped needed health care because of cost? Since this is true of one ...

It would be a Turning Point for Our Country if Healthcare was Available to Everybody

It would be a Turning Point for Our Country if Healthcare was Available to Everybody
By Brittany Shannahan of the Maryland Health Care is a Human Right campaign. “I’m scared I’m not going to make it to my 31st birthday” An Interview with Sarah Lau of Manchester, MD. Sarah Lau isn’t your typical 30-year-old-mom.  Diagnosed with a range of health issues in her teens, including generalized anxiety disorder, IBD, endometriosis ...

John Oliver on For-Profit Healthcare and Kidney Dialysis

John Oliver on For-Profit Healthcare and Kidney Dialysis
By Peter Weber for The Week. NOTE: President Nixon signed a bill into law that says the US government will cover dialysis for anyone who needs it. As John Oliver explains, “It is like our kidneys are Canadian.”  But sadly, because of the proliferation of for-profit dialysis centers, the quality of care and outcomes for ...

Shea-Porter Introduces Fake “Universal” Health Care Bill

Shea-Porter Introduces Fake
By Margaret Flowers, M.D. Photo from WMUR. Beware. In Washington, DC, words can lose their meaning. Representative Carol Shea-Porter, from the First District in New Hampshire, introduced legislation last month that she claims is “universal health care” when in reality it would delay and prevent actual universal health care. Her bill is called the “Medicare ...

Key Trumpcare Backer Drowned Out in Town Hall

Key Trumpcare Backer Drowned Out in Town Hall
By Nadia Prupis for CommonDreams. “Single Payer! Single Payer!” Rep. Tom MacArthur, who helped craft amendment that secured enough votes for bill to pass House, grilled for five hours over GOP healthcare. Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.), one of the chief architects of the GOP’s healthcare plan, faced five hours of questions and booing from hundreds ...

A Guide To The American Health Care Act

A Guide To The American Health Care Act
By Michael Hiltzik of the LA Times. Above photo by AP/Susan Walsh. Republicans in the House say they have the votes to pass the American Health Care Act, a measure that will repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The vote is scheduled for Thursday. We analyzed the AHCA in March, when the original version was ...

Buffett: Healthcare is the Real Problem for Business

Buffett: Healthcare is the Real Problem for Business
By Michael Douglass for The Motley Fool. Warren Buffett claims the biggest issue facing American businesses as they compete abroad is healthcare, not taxes. When Warren Buffett was asked Saturday about the American Health Care Act (or AHCA), taxes seemed the likely topic of discussion. After all, President Trump has signaled that the AHCA is ...

Battle against Trumpcare Fuels Battle for Single Payer

Battle against Trumpcare Fuels Battle for Single Payer
By Sarah Jaffe for Truthout. Protesters demonstrate outside the Washington headquarters of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in November 2016 to protest the skyrocketing prices of prescription drugs and the blatant profiteering of the drug industry. (Credit: Physicians for a National Health Program) Since election night 2016, the streets of the US have rung ...