Profit-Driven Health Care Is Killing The Dreams Of Young People. Young People Are Fighting Back.
By National Nurses United Briana Moss, 30, grew up in Dyersville, Iowa, site of the “field of dreams” (from the 1989 movie). Despite the reputation
New medical bankruptcy study: Two-thirds of filers cite illness and medical bills as contributors to financial ruin
Researchers found no evidence that the ACA reduced the proportion of bankruptcies driven by medical problems; insurance offered little protection to middle-class Americans. By David
Medicare for All fills a room
Attendance thrills backers of single-payer health system By Ashley Sloboda for The Journal Gazette Rachel Rose Reagan didn’t know if anybody in Fort Wayne would
Eighty-seven million adults are inadequately insured
Health Insurance Coverage Eight Years After the ACA By Sara R. Collins, Herman K. Bhupal, and Michelle M. Doty for The Commonwealth Fund The greatest
Top Nancy Pelosi Aide Privately Tells Insurance Executives Not to Worry About Democrats Pushing “Medicare for All”
By Ryan Grim for The Intercept Less than a month after Democrats — many of them running on “Medicare for All” — won back control
Open Letter to Congresswoman Jayapal Regarding Medicare for All
In Commondreams. Photo: Rep. Pramila Jayapal introducing the new Medicare for All Caucus during a Capitol Hill press conference in July of 2018. (Photo: Rep.
A Public Option Isn’t Good Enough
By Libby Watson for Splinter News There is one thing we can be thankful for: Medicare for All is now a mainstream position in the
As Drug Prices Rise, Is Boston’s Prosperity Based On A Moral Crime?
By Dr. Vikas Saini for WUBR Prescription drug prices have become a high-profile issue, with a growing clamor from politicians, including Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker,
When medication prices are unaffordable, patients travel abroad for a better deal
By Sarah Gantz for The Inquirer Every three months, Jon Yeagley sets out from his Berwyn home at 5:30 a.m. for the six-hour journey to
Report: Eastern Washington residents have higher mortality
HOPE NOTE: Access to healthcare facilities has a great impact on health outcomes. Under a national improved Medicare for All healthcare system, all hospitals would
U.S. lawmaker Yarmuth says Democrats to begin Medicare for All hearings
By Yasmeen Abutaleb, Susan Cornwell for Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in control of the U.S. House of Representatives will begin holding hearings on expanding
How the Private Health-Care Industry Is Working to Kill Medicare for All
Americans across the political spectrum are longing for change in health care but are worried about what changes might mean. Industry lobbyists see that as