Video of the Student Rally in Vermont for Single Payer

March 31, 2011 by  
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By PNHP NY Metro Chapter – Medical, nursing, and public health students from around the country organized a rally to support universal, single-payer health care in Vermont. The March 26, 2011 event... 

GAO Examines Individual Mandate Alternatives – Well, Some of Them

March 31, 2011 by  
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By Jon Walker for FireDogLake – At the request of Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE), the Government Accountability Office put out a report examining several alternatives to the individual mandate that could... 

Obama administration delaying some rules for appealing health insurance denials

March 31, 2011 by  
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By Susan Jaffe for Kaiser Health News – The Obama administration is delaying until next January its enforcement of some new rules designed to protect patients who appeal insurers’ decisions... 

Students Rally for Single-Payer System in Vermont

March 28, 2011 by  
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By Daniel Staples, Staff Writer Times-Argus (Barre-Montpelier, Vt.), March 27, 2011 MONTPELIER, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. Peter Shumlin spoke before health profession students who gathered... 

Maternal Mortality in the United States: A Human Rights Failure

March 24, 2011 by  
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By Francine Coeytaux, Debra Bingham, and Nan Strauss for ARHP – With 99% of maternal deaths occurring in developing countries, it is too often assumed that maternal mortality is not a problem in... 

Vermont Universal “Fewer Payer” Healthcare Bill Passes

March 24, 2011 by  
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From the Vermont Digger – You can call it Frank. You can call it Fred. But don’t call it a single-payer health care system. That was the message Rep. Mark Larson, D-Burlington, delivered to lawmakers... 

Join the Movement Today

March 23, 2011 by  
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Join the movement to make healthcare a human right by becoming a Healthcare-NOW! member today! Members receive: a Healthcare-NOW! t-shirt. invites to monthly national single-payer activist conference... 

Health care’s hidden costs: $363 billion

March 23, 2011 by  
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From CNN Money – A year after the passing of health reform, a new industry report revealed that consumers may be paying billions of dollars more in out-of-pocket health care expenses than was previously... 

The Health Care Crisis Grows While the 2010 Health Reform Shrinks

March 21, 2011 by  
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By Kevin Zeese for FireDogLake.com – At its one year anniversary the Obama health care law is shrinking while the health care crisis grows. Americans who lack any health coverage still exceeds... 

Video: Michael Moore & Donna Smith: Still Sicko

March 21, 2011 by  
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From GritTV.org – “Sooner or later people are going to realize that decisions about whether one lives or dies should not be predicated on ‘How much money can I make off this?’”... 

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