Physicians advocate for single payer system

By Spencer Schultz for The Brown Daily Herald The United States’ health care system is broken and the only solution is a single payer plan, argued local leaders of Physicians for a National Health Program at an event Tuesday night. James Cowan, an internal medicine specialist, and J. Mark Ryan MD ’84, clinical assistant professor […]

We’re doctors, and we’re debunking myths about Medicare for All

By Eve Shapiro and Paul Gordon Special to the Arizona Daily Star As physicians who have been working on improving our health care system by implementing an improved “Medicare for All,” we are dismayed by the current debate on health care reform, both on the part of the journalists and politicians. We hope to clear […]

An “Exciting But Dangerous Moment” for Medicare for All

All human beings have a right to healthcare, but powerful forces remain dead set against it. An interview with PNHP president Dr. Adam Gaffney. By Michael Winship for Common Dreams Dr. Adam Gaffney is the brand new president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), the national, Medicare for All advocacy group of medical […]

Majority of Healthcare Professionals Support Single-Payer System, Poll Says

By Alicia Ault for Medscape As many of the newly elected and newly empowered Democrats in Congress are vowing to push for what they are calling “Medicare for all,” a majority of US healthcare professionals recently surveyed said they support a single-payer system, according to a Medscape Medical News reader poll. Sixty-eight percent said they […]

Doctors welcome Rep. Keith Ellison as new lead sponsor of Medicare for all bill

Press Release via Physicians for a National health Program Unlike incremental reforms, single-payer plan is the only way to achieve both universal coverage and cost control Physicians for a National health Program (PNHP), the leading national physicians group advocating for single payer health care reform, welcomed Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) as the new lead sponsor of H.R. […]