Medicare For All Is The Care Every Family Needs

Medicare For All Is The Care Every Family Needs
I could tell stories for hours about patients I know whose health has worsened because they can’t afford to see physicians like me, fill their prescriptions, or get essential tests By Laura Kaplan-Weisman for Common Dreams My name is Dr. Laura Kaplan-Weisman, and I am a family physician from Maryland. I provide primary care to ...

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

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 ...

Taking the Fight to the Insurance Industry

Taking the Fight to the Insurance Industry
NOTE: While this protest was focused on a state bill, the tactics are similar to what we will need to use to pressure members of Congress to pass a strong National Improved Medicare for All single payer healthcare system. By Sofia Arias for SocialistWorker.org Forty single-payer health care activists braved freezing temperatures and an impending ...