Letters: AMA’s opposition to single-payer healthcare is uninformed

By Various for Modern Healthcare I’m an American Medical Association member. My leadership’s opposition to single-payer healthcare is uninformed and possibly deceptive. At last week’s meeting, Dr. Daniel Johnson, former AMA president, asked “What is best for patients?” The AMA should not confuse this question with “What is best for physicians?” The questions differ. The […]

Progressive activists call on Pallone to support Medicare for All Act

By Brenda Flanagan for NJTV News Junior Romero joined a handful of dedicated souls supporting Medicare for All at a rally in New Brunswick. It was a minuscule showing, compared to Thursday’s millionaire’s tax blowout in Trenton, but what they lacked in numbers, the coalition of progressives more than made up for in passion. They […]

Advisory council backs universal, single-payer pharmacare plan

H.O.P.E. NOTE: This article shows that nationalizing pharmaceutical coverage would save money in Canada, lowering overall costs by $5 billion per year and costs to patients. Canada has a population that is one-tenth the US population. Medicare for All in the US would include coverage for prescriptions and would also lower costs by negotiating for […]

Medicare for All: a Pathway to Universal Health Coverage?

By Alex Graf for The Globe Post Even hours before the House Ways and Means Committee considered several proposals during its June 12 hearing on “pathways to universal health coverage,” it was apparent that Medicare for All would be the star of the show. It was the first time in U.S. history that Medicare for […]

Are You Sure You Actually ‘Like’ Your Private Health Insurance?

In 2018, as millions of Americans borrowed $88 billion to pay for health care, 62 CEOs of health care companies made a combined total of $1.1 billion in compensation By Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram for Portside When I talk to friends, family, and colleagues about Medicare for All, sometimes someone asks, “but don’t people like […]