IUE-CWA Local 83761 Endorses HR 676, Improved Medicare for All

January 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From UnionsforSinglePayer.org – The 2,000 member Local 83761, IUE-CWA, in Louisville, Kentucky, has endorsed HR 676, the national single payer legislation, Expanded and Improved Medicare for All,... 

Senator Leno’s Single-Payer Health Care Bill Clears Senate Appropriations

January 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From PNHPCalifornia.org – SACRAMENTO – The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved the California Universal Health Care Act, authored by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco). Senate Bill... 

Single Payer System Continues to Draw Interest in Oregon

January 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Comments Off

A grassroots campaign is forming to build public support for a ballot measure in 2013 By Amanda Waldroupe for TheLundReport.org – January 19, 2012—Healthcare advocates, medical professionals,... 

Since August, 88,000 Pennsylvania children have lost Medicaid benefits

January 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Comments Off

By Don Sapatkin, The Philadelphia Inquirer – More children lost Medicaid coverage in Pennsylvania in December than in the previous three months combined, according to new Department of Public Welfare... 

In Dire Health

January 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Comments Off

Despite the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. medical system is near collapse. What will save it is a single-payer system and physicians in group practice. By Arnold Relman for the American... 

Calif. health professional students rally for single payer

January 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Comments Off

Note: What follows is some of the media coverage given to parallel marches and rallies held on Monday, Jan. 9, in Sacramento and Los Angeles protesting the continuing injustices in U.S. health care and... 

Occupy US Health Care

January 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

Comments Off

By Mary O’Brien for Common Dreams – After wincing a bit from the free flu shot, my young patient turned to me and said, “What you’re doing here is awesome – it’s so hard get health care!” “Here”... 

With single-payer reform, schools all over Ohio could save millions

January 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From AthensNews.com – To the Editor: The Athens City Schools and many Ohio school districts are sorely in need of revenues. We see talented and dedicated teachers and teacher aides’ positions... 

Private insurers increasingly reliant on government business

January 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News

From the Washington Post – Despite the sluggish economy, the nation’s major health insurers have prospered in large part by expanding their role in government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid,... 

Healthcare-NOW! Strategy Conference Agenda

January 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Action Alerts, Healthcare-NOW! Updates

Comments Off

Don’t forget! Healthcare-NOW!’s Annual Strategy Conference in Houston, TX on January 28th and 29th is fast approaching, so register soon if you haven’t already. Go to our Strategy Conference... 

Next Page »