Losing Your Vision & Bartering For Care Under Our Healthcare System

December 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Truth Hearings

Dr. Daniel Root testified before the New York Assembly Health Committee on December 4, 2014 about trying to care for the uninsured and underinsured in a rural county primary care practice. He describes... 

What Haunts a Police Officer of 30 Years? Suicides Due to Medical Debt

December 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Truth Hearings

Lieutenant Gary Pudup, a police officer for 30 years, testified to the New York Assembly Health Committee on December 8, 2014, about his haunting memories of investigating suicides – only to find... 

Health Insurance CEO Pay Skyrockets in 2013

Some See Their Compensation Double Chief executive officers at Fortune 500 health insurance companies, who have opposed new regulations under the Affordable Care Act, emerged this month as one of the ACA’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... 

Fort Lee Mayor and City Council Endorse Single-Payer Healthcare

On March 10, 2011, the Borough of Fort Lee, NJ endorsed a resolution supporting single-payer healthcare as proposed by HR 676, the “Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act.” Fort Lee’s... 

Rutland, VT Mayor Gets Behind Single-Payer Health Plan

March 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Single-Payer News, Win-Win News

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By Peter Hirschfeld for TimesArgus.com – MONTPELIER — Rutland City Mayor Christopher Louras on Wednesday urged lawmakers to pursue with force the single-payer health-care proposal now under consideration... 

Health Activists Say “We Need to Make Health Care a Right for All People!”

November 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Campaign News, Healthcare-NOW! Updates

Report Back from Healthcare NOW!’s Strategy Conference in Philadelphia on November 13 and 14, 2010 Healthcare-NOW! members renew support for national single-payer health care to make health care... 

Win-Win Campaign Conference Call Report

Thanks to everyone who participated in the conference call about our Win-Win Campaign for Healthy Cities on Saturday afternoon. We had over 40 people on the call from all over the country, and many of... 

Sit-in today at Aetna office in New York to demand an end to insurance company abuse

17 citizens and health care providers arrested, launching national mobilization for health care for all New York, NY – Citizens and health care providers today staged a sit-in at the offices of Aetna,... 

Update: Join the Mad as Hell Doctors on Sept. 30th in Washington, DC

Are you mad as hell at the current health care situation in this country? Here is a chance to voice your discontent and channel your energy for change. The Mad As Hell Doctors have been traveling across... 

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