Almost 2 Million More Americans Uninsured in 2018, U.S. Says

Almost 2 Million More Americans Uninsured in 2018, U.S. Says
By John Tozzi for Bloomberg The number of Americans without health insurance increased by almost 2 million people in 2018, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday. The increase in the rate of uninsured, from 7.9% in 2017 to 8.5% last year, is particularly remarkable given the falling unemployment rate during ...

Medicare for All would improve outcomes, reduce costs

Medicare for All would improve outcomes, reduce costs
By Andrew Huston for Herald Tribune It is time that we transition to a health-care system that assures coverage of every man, woman and child in this nation while controlling costs. The central goals of Medicare for All are to significantly improve health outcomes for U.S. residents while also forming effective cost controls. An economic ...

How Women Win with Medicare For All

How Women Win with Medicare For All
By Kirsten Magnuson and Dr. Ana Malinow for Women’s E-News Women should rally around the Medicare-for-All bill introduced in the House of Representatives earlier this year. Medicare for All as proposed in HR 1384, along with its counterpart in the Senate, would benefit women in several essential ways. Because health insurance coverage would no longer be tied to ...