The Case Against the Public Option

By Dr. Adam Gaffney for Jacobin Magazine. Photo: A doctor examines a patient at a Bay Pines, FL hospital in 1967. Chris Warren / Flickr We have the capacity to wage a transformative health care fight in the days ahead. Medicare for All or bust. The saga of Trumpcare may finally be behind us. The wretched […]

How Hospitals got richer off Obamacare

By Dan Diamond for Politico. Photo: John Boyd, whose family has lived in the neighborhood since 1923, drives past a run-down home just one block from Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic. (M. Scott Mahaskey / Politico) After fending off challenges to their tax-exempt status, the biggest hospitals boosted revenue while cutting charity care. A  decade after the nation’s […]