Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Survey Ranks the U.S. Health Care System Lowest in Performance | Time

Survey Ranks the U.S. Health Care System Lowest in Performance | Time: The U.S. ranks lowest among 11 wealthy nations in terms of “efficiency, equity and outcomes" according to the Commonwealth Fund report

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Canvassing the 55 Percent of Rural Voters Wanting Medicare for All

Canvassing the 55 Percent of Rural Voters Wanting Medicare for All: Like with Medicare in the 1960s, an activated public can canvass voters to force Congress to act.

Medicare for All Is Coming... Because Even the "Insured" Are Not Safe in This For-Profit System | Common Dreams Views

Medicare for All Is Coming... Because Even the "Insured" Are Not Safe in This For-Profit System | Common Dreams Views: As the House Ways and Means Committee prepares to hold an influential hearing Wednesday on HR 1384, the Medicare for All bill authored by Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell, with 112 House co-sponsors, news reports every day remind us of why the bill is so necessary. | By Bonnie Castillo

AMA still says no to single-payer healthcare

AMA still says no to single-payer healthcare: The American Medical Association reaffirmed its opposition to Medicare for All, narrowly maintaining the position after young members called for changing its stance.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Managed Care Undermines Health Care


Dr. Ed Weisbart of Physicians for a National Health Program explains some of the ways Managed Care insurance does not prioritize optimum health care.

'Medicare for All'? American Medical Association says no, drawing protest in Chicago. - Chicago Tribune

'Medicare for All'? American Medical Association says no, drawing protest in Chicago. - Chicago Tribune: Doctors who gathered in Chicago for the AMA's annual meeting this week are increasingly finding themselves at the uncomfortable center of a national debate.