Friday, December 14, 2018

Universal healthcare could save America trillions: what’s holding us back? | Opinion | The Guardian

Universal healthcare could save America trillions: what’s holding us back? | Opinion | The Guardian: A slew of studies are confirming that America can afford real universal healthcare, but some call it economically infeasible


Medicare-for-all: The design and costs for Democratic health care plans - Vox

Medicare-for-all: The design and costs for Democratic health care plans - Vox: Sure, Democrats are lining up behind Medicare-for-all. But what exactly does that mean?
This year, dozens of Democratic candidates ran — and won — on a promise to fight to give all Americans...

New York's Brewing Healthcare Battle Is a Preview of the Medicare for All War

New York's Brewing Healthcare Battle Is a Preview of the Medicare for All War: New York is on the verge of a Democrat-on-Democrat slugfest that will determine the state's healthcare future.

Insurance Industry, Democrats Fight Against Medicare for All

Insurance Industry, Democrats Fight Against Medicare for All: Nearly 30 million people still don’t have health insurance in the United States; among those who do, many are paying enormous premiums that go up year after year. Others rely on crowdfunding platforms for medical care. It’s a grotesque and deadly system, which is probably why universal healthcare polls so well across political lines. Despite all this, a powerful group of establishment Democrats have teamed up with billion-dollar insurance companies, hospitals, and the drug lobby to fight back popular momentum in support of Medicare-for-All.

United States needs a single-payer health-care system

United States needs a single-payer health-care system: OPINION: It's time to stop punishing people for being ill, especially when they have nothing to do with the development of their illness.