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

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  
Filed under Action Alerts, Healthcare-NOW! Updates

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?

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... 

Nominate the Worst Inurance Company of 2013

Congress is in recess for the rest of August, and we thought we’d try something new. So we created, and are now taking nominations for, The 2013 Award for Profiteering and Deceit in the Private Health... 

March On Washington

In just a couple of weeks, on Saturday, August 24, people from around the country will convene on Washington, D.C. to mark the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 civil rights “March on Washington for Jobs... 

Send a Letter to the Editor for Medicare for All

Writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper is this week’s action to support Medicare-for-all! Go here to easily tell your local newspaper that, instead of cuts, we should expand Medicare... 

July 30 – Medicare Turns 48!

On July 30, 2013, Medicare turns 48! Tell Congress and the President that we should expand Medicare to cover everyone. Medicare has provided longer, healthier lives and basic health security for two generations... 

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