10th Anniversary Strategy Conference, Aug. 22-24

You can register online now for the August 22-24 super-conference that will bring together Healthcare-NOW!, the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer Health Care, and One Payer States in Oakland, CA! For the... 

July 30th: Medicare’s 49th Anniversary

July 30, 2014 will mark the 49th anniversary of Medicare, our only publicly financed, universal health plan, which lifted a generation of seniors out of poverty. Each year Healthcare-NOW! coordinates Medicare’s... 

Aetna CEO Gets 131% Pay Hike – Take Action!

Aetna’s CEO Mark Bertolini received a 131% pay hike, bringing in $30.7 million: that’s 877 times the $35k that the average worker makes in a year. Tell him that’s not okay. Share... 

Save the Date: Healthcare-NOW!’s 10th Anniversary Strategy Conference

This year marks our 10th anniversary! Marilyn Clement founded Healthcare-NOW! in 2004 originally under the title “Campaign for a National Health Program NOW.” We are doing something extraordinary... 

Action Alert: Don’t Eliminate Thousands of Immigrants’ Medicare Benefits

April 4, 2014 by  
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President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal would “involuntarily disenroll” some (fewer than 5,000) undocumented immigrants currently receiving some Medicare benefits–even those who... 

May 22, National Single-Payer Lobby Day!

Thursday, May 22 will be the first national single-payer lobby day of the year, supported by Healthcare-NOW!, Physicians for a National Health Program, Public Citizen, the Labor Campaign for Single Payer,... 

Action Alert: Write a Letter to the Editor About Senate Healthcare Hearing

On Tuesday, March 11, a Senate Subcommittee chaired by Bernie Sanders held an unprecedented hearing on what the U.S. can learn from countries with single-payer healthcare systems. The evidence was overwhelming:... 

Take Action for Senate Single Payer Bill

The cause of universal healthcare is alive and well. Not only is the state of Vermont moving toward a single-payer system, but Vermont’s U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill and is holding... 

Vote for the Worst Health Insurance Company of 2013

December 3, 2013 by  
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Now’s your chance to vote for the worst health insurance company of 2013! The nominees are… UnitedHealth for paying its CEO, Stephen Hemsley, $49 million last year. Moda Health for paying $40... 

The Shutdown is Over. Now What?

October 18, 2013 by  
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Government employees returned to work yesterday, and the price of averting a default on the country’s debts was the creation of a bi-partisan committee instructed to develop a long-term plan, by... 

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