What Medicare For All Would Cost Women & LGBTQ People, According To Experts

By Jo Yurcaba for Bustle The United States, despite paying the most for health care worldwide, still had 28 million people uninsured in 2017, according to the Census Bureau. Even more are underinsured, and don’t have the savings required to deal with a medical emergency, as evidenced by the number of crowdfunding campaigns that regularly […]

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 […]

Women approaching retirement face financial insecurity over healthcare and drug costs

“Those results underscore the reality of an uneven playing field for women in the American economy and the economic opportunity cost after years as mothers and caregivers and not wage-earners.” By Ruth Milka for Nation of Change More than half of Americans over the age of 60 are concerned about health care costs and prescription […]