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Health care law faces legal, fiscal pressure

March 15, 2012 (4 Comments)

From USA Today – More than half of Americans say President Obama’s health care law is unconstitutional as it heads to the Supreme Court this month, a new poll shows. At the same time, Congress’... 

Health Care Costs Will Be Higher Than Half Of Country’s Income By 2037

March 14, 2012 (1 Comment)

From Huffington Post – Health insurance will cost more than the median income of an American household by 2037 — and that’s the best-case scenario, two doctors contend in a new study. The... 

What America Lost When Dennis Kucinich Lost

March 13, 2012 (Comments Off on What America Lost When Dennis Kucinich Lost)

By John Nichols for The Nation – Dennis Kucinich is one of the strongest supporters of single-payer healthcare in the House. He co-sponsored HR 676 from the start. We at Healthcare-NOW! are sad... 

Stagehands Working for Single-Payer Health Care

March 9, 2012 (Comments Off on Stagehands Working for Single-Payer Health Care)

By Marc Bussanich for LaborPress – The Affordable Health Care Act is two years old, and recently the Department of Health and Human Resources produced a report showing how the reforms enacted will... 

Payne Supported Medicare for All

March 7, 2012 (2 Comments)

By Ray Stever – It is with great sorrow that the New Jersey One Plan One Nation coalition marks the passing of our strongest supporter and one of our oldest and dearest friends, Congressman Donald... 

Why an MRI costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France

March 6, 2012 (Comments Off on Why an MRI costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France)

By Ezra Klein for the Washington Post – There is a simple reason health care in the United States costs more than it does anywhere else: The prices are higher. That may sound obvious. But it is,... 

Medical bills can wreck credit, even when paid off

March 5, 2012 (Comments Off on Medical bills can wreck credit, even when paid off)

From the AP – Mike and Laura Park thought their credit record was spotless. The Texas couple wanted to take advantage of low interest rates, so they put their house on the market and talked to a... 

“Because this is Wrong”

March 2, 2012 (1 Comment)

John is from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. His son is an X-ray tech, and one day while he was working a woman presented in the ER with a splitting headache. After running scans they discovered she had a brain... 

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