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Beyond Obamacare

April 24, 2013 (3 Comments)

How a Single-Payer System Can Save US Health Care By Dave Dvorak, MD for Common Dreams – As Minnesota’s physicians, health care leaders and legislators grapple with the complex changes brought... 

Healing Wounds After Boston Bombings

April 24, 2013 (5 Comments)

By Benjamin Day, Director of Organizing, Healthcare-NOW! – The Boston area, where I live and grew up, has been feeling smaller and smaller since the Marathon bombings and unprecedented manhunt for... 

Tell LewisGale Hospital: No More Predatory Billing

April 15, 2013 (2 Comments)

Kevin is fasting for 30 days, using the money he would normally spend on food to help pay his hospital bill. He asks you to sign on to this email to LewisGale Hospital telling them not to engage... 

Rate of employer-based health insurance keeps dropping

April 11, 2013 (5 Comments)

From USA Today – The availability of employer-sponsored insurance has fallen by about 10% over the past decade, which has spurred an increase in the overall number of Americans without health insurance,... 

Will Medicare Survive?

April 10, 2013 (Comments Off on Will Medicare Survive?)

Please go here to thank the “Medicare 111” and encourage them to stand strong on their commitment to protect Social Security and Medicare. Please Share This Action on Facebook ... 

Obama Budget to Include Cuts to Programs in Hopes of Deal

April 5, 2013 (4 Comments)

From the New York Times – President Obama next week will take the political risk of formally proposing cuts to Social Security and Medicare in his annual budget in an effort to demonstrate his willingness... 

Government insiders misappropriate funds to Medicare Advantage insurers

April 5, 2013 (1 Comment)

By Don McCanne for PNHP – U.S. to boost rather than cut payments to health insurers By Sandhya Somashekhar The Washington Post, April 1, 2013 The Obama administration reversed itself Monday, scrapping... 

Insurers see way to dodge federal healthcare law next year

April 3, 2013 (16 Comments)

A little-known loophole in President Obama’s landmark legislation enables health insurers to extend existing policies for nearly all of 2014. By Chad Terhune for the Los Angeles Times – A...