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What is Bad Healthcare Reform?

January 14, 2009 (23 Comments)

There are two kinds of healthcare reform being promoted nationwide as the Obama Administration talks about providing healthcare for everybody in the United States. One kind continues to support corporate... 

NY’s Massa Sworn In and Co-Sponsors HR 676

January 14, 2009 (Comments Off on NY’s Massa Sworn In and Co-Sponsors HR 676)

Within less than a week of being sworn in as the new Congressman from New York’s 29th Congressional District, Eric Massa proudly informed Rep. John Conyers that he will co-sponsor HR676. Massa also... 

Single-Payer Activities this Weekend

January 13, 2009 (Comments Off on Single-Payer Activities this Weekend)

The energy building around this coming weekend is palpable. Listed below are the activities that are happening in the DC Metro area and nationally to support inaugural events, which is also the weekend... 

Health Insurer Accused of Overcharging Millions

January 13, 2009 (1 Comment)

UnitedHealth Group agrees to a $50 million settlement after investigation One of the nation’s largest health insurers has agreed to pay $50 million in a settlement announced today after being accused... 

Single-Payer Health Push Rallies Behind Conyers

January 12, 2009 (Comments Off on Single-Payer Health Push Rallies Behind Conyers)

As Obama prepares to take office, many women’s advocates are backing a single-payer health insurance reform championed by Rep. John Conyers, Jr. With so many Americans uninsured and underinsured,... 

Why Single-Payer Health Care Can’t Wait

January 12, 2009 (1 Comment)

Americans’ experience with employer-paid health benefits has been far from happy. A steady stream of reporters from corporate news media outlets warmed things up at a frigid Camp Hope in Chicago... 

COBRA Too Costly for Many Unemployed, Report Finds

January 12, 2009 (Comments Off on COBRA Too Costly for Many Unemployed, Report Finds)

The cost of buying health insurance for unemployed Americans who try to purchase coverage through a former employer consumes 30 percent to 84 percent of standard unemployment benefits, according to a report... 

Oppose Sanjay Gupta for Surgeon General

January 9, 2009 (11 Comments)

The following letter was sent to members and supporters of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) by Dr. Quentin D. Young. Dear PNHP members and friends, The report this week that President-elect... 

Health Care Tops Agenda

January 8, 2009 (Comments Off on Health Care Tops Agenda)

Louisvillians had a strong message for President-elect Barack Obama yesterday: The nation’s health-care system needs either massive reforms or a complete overhaul. “Health care in this nation... 

Action Alert: Vote for Single-Payer on Change.org

January 6, 2009 (Comments Off on Action Alert: Vote for Single-Payer on Change.org)

The second round of voting in Change.org’s “Ideas for Change in America” competition has begun. Let’s make single-payer healthcare one of the ten ideas that will presented to President Barack... 

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