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Video of the Student Rally in Vermont for Single Payer

March 31, 2011 (1 Comment)

By PNHP NY Metro Chapter – Medical, nursing, and public health students from around the country organized a rally to support universal, single-payer health care in Vermont. The March 26, 2011 event... 

GAO Examines Individual Mandate Alternatives – Well, Some of Them

March 31, 2011 (Comments Off on GAO Examines Individual Mandate Alternatives – Well, Some of Them)

By Jon Walker for FireDogLake – At the request of Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE), the Government Accountability Office put out a report examining several alternatives to the individual mandate that could... 

Obama administration delaying some rules for appealing health insurance denials

March 31, 2011 (Comments Off on Obama administration delaying some rules for appealing health insurance denials)

By Susan Jaffe for Kaiser Health News – The Obama administration is delaying until next January its enforcement of some new rules designed to protect patients who appeal insurers’ decisions... 

Students Rally for Single-Payer System in Vermont

March 28, 2011 (Comments Off on Students Rally for Single-Payer System in Vermont)

By Daniel Staples, Staff Writer Times-Argus (Barre-Montpelier, Vt.), March 27, 2011 MONTPELIER, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. Peter Shumlin spoke before health profession students who gathered... 

Maternal Mortality in the United States: A Human Rights Failure

March 24, 2011 (4 Comments)

By Francine Coeytaux, Debra Bingham, and Nan Strauss for ARHP – With 99% of maternal deaths occurring in developing countries, it is too often assumed that maternal mortality is not a problem in... 

Vermont Universal “Fewer Payer” Healthcare Bill Passes

March 24, 2011 (21 Comments)

From the Vermont Digger – You can call it Frank. You can call it Fred. But don’t call it a single-payer health care system. That was the message Rep. Mark Larson, D-Burlington, delivered to lawmakers... 

Join the Movement Today

March 23, 2011 (1 Comment)

Join the movement to make healthcare a human right by becoming a Healthcare-NOW! member today! Members receive: a Healthcare-NOW! t-shirt. invites to monthly national single-payer activist conference... 

Health care’s hidden costs: $363 billion

March 23, 2011 (1 Comment)

From CNN Money – A year after the passing of health reform, a new industry report revealed that consumers may be paying billions of dollars more in out-of-pocket health care expenses than was previously... 

The Health Care Crisis Grows While the 2010 Health Reform Shrinks

March 21, 2011 (3 Comments)

By Kevin Zeese for FireDogLake.com – At its one year anniversary the Obama health care law is shrinking while the health care crisis grows. Americans who lack any health coverage still exceeds... 

Video: Michael Moore & Donna Smith: Still Sicko

March 21, 2011 (8 Comments)

From GritTV.org – “Sooner or later people are going to realize that decisions about whether one lives or dies should not be predicated on ‘How much money can I make off this?'”... 

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