Onward to Medicare for All

While many celebrate the passage of the health bill, Healthcare-NOW! remains committed to building the movement for the health care we need in an expanded and improved Medicare-for-all system. The new... 

Big Pharma Wins Big With Health Care Reform Bill

March 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

By Alan Fram for AP – Chalk one up for the pharmaceutical lobby. The U.S. drug industry fended off price curbs and other hefty restrictions in President Barack Obama’s health care law even... 

Texas newborn denied health insurance over pre-existing condition

March 29, 2010 by  
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By Jan Jarvis for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram – At birth, Houston Tracy let out a single loud cry before his father cut the cord and handed him to a nurse. Instantly, Doug Tracy knew something... 

Health Care: What Did We Get? Where Are We? And, Where Do We Go From Here?

March 29, 2010 by  
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By Kevin Zeese for Prosperity Agenda – A year ago health care was in crisis. Its cost burdened individuals, businesses, and all levels of government. Americans were dying at a rate of 45,000 per... 

Progressives debate health care “victory” (Video)

March 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From the Real News Network – On Tuesday, President Obama signed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. The bill has been proclaimed historic, and the media, following administration’s... 

Tonight: Live Broadcast of “Common Folk: Voices on Health”

March 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Please join us tonight for a special creative-arts presentation that gives voice to the need for true, universal reform… the kind that will only be achieved by expanding and improving upon Medicare,... 

No Help

March 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Patient Stories

I am a 21 year old female with health issues that need be addressed. I went to see a doctor who has charged me 100 dollars ( which I have not been able to pay him yet ) for a diagnosis. There is no more... 

Diary of a Wimpy Health Care Bill

March 25, 2010 by  
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By Rose Ann DeMoro, Executive Director, National Nurses United – Passage of President Obama’s healthcare bill proves that Congress can enact comprehensive social legislation in the face of... 

Medicare-for-All Advocates Say Bill Fails to Meet Needs of People

March 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Healthcare-NOW! Updates

New York, NY – On Tuesday, President Obama signed the health reform bill into law. This bill closely resembles the legislation written by Liz Fowler, former Vice President of Public Policy for Well... 

A Cloward-Piven Strategy for Single Payer?

March 23, 2010 by  
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By Chris Maisano for The Activist – With yesterday’s passage in the House of the Obama administration’s health care reform bill, it would seem at first glance that the movement for national,... 

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