Monday, March 30, 2009

Another way to remove the insurance companies from the mix

Medical News: Is Cash-Only Medicine the Next Big Thing? - in Practice Management, Practice Management from MedPage Today: "And, instead of losing patients because they no longer take insurance, the recent job market has actually boosted the patient base for some cash-only doctors. Patients who have lost jobs -- and the health insurance that went with those jobs -- seek out cash-only practices, which typically charge less."

Friday, March 6, 2009

The Great Debate

Can US Achieve Meaningful Healthcare Reform Within For-Profit System?
A Great Debate Video

"The Obama administration says its repeal of Bush-era tax cuts for wealthier Americans will help pay for a $634 billion reserve fund for what it calls its top fiscal priority: healthcare reform. But can the US achieve real healthcare reform without adopting single-payer? We host a debate between Dr. David Himmelstein of Physicians for a National Health Program and Len Nichols of the New America Foundation."

Health Care Reform and the Progressive Revolution

Now is the time to work for non-profit single-payer national health insurance.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Sunday, March 1, 2009