Monday, January 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is calling for Medicare for all. What does England’s experience tell us? - The Boston Globe

Elizabeth Warren is calling for Medicare for all. What does England’s experience tell us? - The Boston Globe: Just months after stepping down as chairman of England’s National Health Service, Sir Malcolm Grant weighs in on America’s new fascination with single-payer health care.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

62%

 "It said 62.1 percent of all bankruptcies were because of medical bills. The researchers interviewed those who filed for bankruptcy between January and April 2007. It defined medical causes as those to include those mortgaged a home to pay medical bills."


Saturday, January 19, 2019


Sunday, January 13, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Take Action - PNHP

Take Action - PNHP: Writing and MediaHow to Write an Op-Ed and Letter to the EditorLetter to the Editor ExamplesHow to contact the media and make calls to the pressSample medical society resolutionSample city resolution.

Only through steadfast, evidence-based advocacy can we not only maintain, but accelerate, the momentum towards single-payer.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Colonoscopy pricing: 2 sisters finding it is a pain in the butt

Colonoscopy pricing: 2 sisters finding it is a pain in the butt: Why do people who need the test the most get charged the most? This may encourage them to skip it and run the risk of colon cancer.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

What Americans Taught Us About 'Risking It' Without Insurance in 2018 | Fortune

What Americans Taught Us About 'Risking It' Without Insurance in 2018 | Fortune: For many Americans, 2018 was the year that health care reached a breaking point.



The impact is climbing the income ladder as the 1% keep making more money off of the suffering.