Professor Friedman’s Analysis of Shumlin’s Financing Proposal

January 8, 2015 by  
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Gerald Friedman is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. He has authored half-a-dozen economic analyses of state-single payer proposals, as well as a report on HR676,... 

Professor Friedman Responds to Gov. Shumlin’s Single-Payer Paralysis

December 19, 2014 by  
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Gerald Friedman is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. He has authored half-a-dozen economic analyses of state-single payer proposals, as well as a report on HR676,... 

Ebola Preparedness Without a Single-Payer System

November 24, 2014 by  
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Below is testimony from Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, to the California Assembly Health Committee regarding Ebola preparedness in a fragmented healthcare system... 

Unable to Meet the Deductible or the Doctor

October 17, 2014 by  
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By Abby Goodnough and Robert Pear for the New York Times: Patricia Wanderlich got insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, and with good reason: She suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2011, spending... 

Why Americans Are Drowning in Medical Debt

October 8, 2014 by  
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By Olga Khazan for The Atlantic: After his recent herniated-disk surgery, Peter Drier was ready for the $56,000 hospital charge, the $4,300 anesthesiologist bill, and the $133,000 fee for orthopedist.... 

Wal-Mart to End Health Insurance for Part-Time Employees

October 7, 2014 by  
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By Hiroko Tabuchi for the New York Times: Walmart Stores, the world’s largest retailer and the nation’s largest private employer, said on Tuesday that it would terminate health insurance coverage for... 

Surprise In Mass. Primary: 21 Percent For Single-Payer Candidate Berwick

September 10, 2014 by  
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By Carey Goldberg for WBUR’s CommonHealth: Note to politicians: Backing “Medicare for all” is looking less and less like electoral poison. If, deep in your heart, you believe American health... 

BLET-Kentucky State Legislative Board Endorses HR 676

May 14, 2014 by  
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From Unions for Single Payer – Bryan Aldridge, Chairman, reports that the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers-Kentucky State Legislative Board, has endorsed HR 676, national single payer health... 

Obamacare’s Empty Victory

May 7, 2014 by  
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By Margaret Flowers, M.D. for The Indypendent – It feels truly Orwellian that progressives are applauding the forced purchase of private health insurance — one of the most hated industries in... 

Healthcare, Not Health Insurance

May 7, 2014 by  
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From Media Mobilizing Project – Everyone gets sick, but not everyone can access healthcare when they need it. The Affordable Care Act has expanded access, but millions are still left out, and most... 

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