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Health/PAC Bulletins Now Available Online

March 27, 2013 (Comments Off on Health/PAC Bulletins Now Available Online)

Searchable and free at www.healthpacbulletin.org. From HealthPACBulletin.org – Before there was an internet, with blogs, listservs and web pages to turn to, there was the Health/PAC Bulletin, the... 

Strike Debt Kicks Off Second Debt Buy-Up With March for Universal Healthcare

March 27, 2013 (Comments Off on Strike Debt Kicks Off Second Debt Buy-Up With March for Universal Healthcare)

By John Knefel for Truthout – A coalition of groups associated with Occupy Wall Street took to the streets of midtown Manhattan on Thursday evening calling for the abolition of the for-profit health... 

Strike Debt Abolishes $1.1 Million of Medical Debt

March 22, 2013 (3 Comments)

By Allison Kilkenny for the Nation – Strike Debt, a group that emerged from the Occupy Wall Street movement, has planned a week of actions in multiple cities across the country to mark the abolition... 

“Protect our Health, Not Their Wealth” Rally in Albany

March 22, 2013 (2 Comments)

Wednesday, March 20 – 60 people rallied in front of Albany Medical Center under the banner, “Protect OUR Health, Not THEIR Wealth.” Speakers and protesters called for “No Grand... 

States Urged to Expand Medicaid With Private Insurance

March 22, 2013 (4 Comments)

From the New York Times – The White House is encouraging skeptical state officials to expand Medicaid by subsidizing the purchase of private insurance for low-income people, even though that approach... 

Health Insurers Warn on Premiums

March 22, 2013 (Comments Off on Health Insurers Warn on Premiums)

From the Wall St. Journal – Health insurers are privately warning brokers that premiums for many individuals and small businesses could increase sharply next year because of the health-care overhaul... 

Action Alert: Should School Workers Earn $2 An Hour?

March 14, 2013 (1 Comment)

The cooks, custodians, and maintenance workers at the Old Rochester School system in Massachusetts are facing an impossible healthcare situation. You can help by signing their change.org petition asking... 

Ask Socially Responsible Investors to Say NO To For-Profit Health Insurance

March 12, 2013 (Comments Off on Ask Socially Responsible Investors to Say NO To For-Profit Health Insurance)

We need your help for a collective action. TIAA-CREF, the nation’s largest retirement fund, covering academic (including medical) and religious organizations, has an option for those who want to... 

Research ties economic inequality to gap in life expectancy

March 12, 2013 (1 Comment)

By Michael A. Fletcher for the Washington Post – ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — This prosperous community is the picture of the good and ever longer life — just what policymakers have in mind when... 

Single-Payer Would Save PA $17 Billion Annually

March 7, 2013 (12 Comments)

Health Care for All PA, a statewide non-profit organization today released an economic impact study. The results prove that a single-payer health care plan will save families, businesses and tax payers... 

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