Meet Our New Director of Organizing

August 24, 2011 by  
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Exciting news! Please join me in welcoming Healthcare-NOW!’s new Director of Organizing, Vanessa Beck. Vanessa comes to us from Chicago where she was a founding member of Chicago Single-Payer Action... 

Jan Cline Holds Yard Sales To Pay Medical Bills; City Shuts Them Down

August 23, 2011 by  
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By the Huffington Post – According to KATU-TV in Salem, Ore., Jan Cline, a woman with terminal bone marrow cancer, has been holding yard sales to raise money to pay off her bills. But Cline recently... 

Activists call for trauma care from the University of Chicago Medical Center

August 22, 2011 by  
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By Gabriel Spitzer for WBEZ.org – The group Fearless Leading by Youth slept on concrete last night in front of the University of Chicago Medical Center. They want more emergency care for the most... 

Remote Area Medical Comes to Chicago

August 22, 2011 by  
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Community Activists and Legislator to Speak on Site about Health Care Crisis CHICAGO—Remote Area Medical (RAM) will be in Chicago to serve the under- and uninsured citizens of Cook County and points... 

Single-payer: Sensible health plan

August 19, 2011 by  
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A Charleston Gazette Editorial – CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some federal courts are ruling that America’s breakthrough 2010 medical reform is kaput because government cannot force people to... 

Can We Have Health Reform Without an Individual Mandate?

August 16, 2011 by  
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Yes, It’s Called ‘Medicare for All’ By John Nichols for The Nation – The essential vote on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals panel that ruled that the individual-coverage mandate... 

11th Circuit: Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate Is Unconstitutional

August 16, 2011 by  
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From Talking Points Memo – In a split decision, a three-judge panel on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the health care law’s individual mandate exceeds Congress’... 

If U.S. is Serious About Debt, There’s a Single-Payer Solution

August 10, 2011 by  
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An STL Today editorial – If America truly is serious about dealing with its deficit problems, there’s a fairly simple solution. But you’re probably not going to like it: Enact a single-payer... 

Physicians group: debt deal threatens health of seniors and disabled

August 8, 2011 by  
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The New York Metro chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), an 18,000-member national organization, denounces the federal debt ceiling deal signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday. “Politicians... 

Simplifying US Healthcare Could Save $27.6 Billion a Year

August 4, 2011 by  
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By AFP – Find the study at Health Affairs. US health care spending could be cut by billions a year if doctors spent the same amount of time and money dealing with insurance plans as their Canadian... 

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