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Don’t Privatize Medicare

March 26, 2015 (4 Comments)

From Ida Hellander, Director of Policy and Programs at Physicians for a National Health Program, appearing in Truthout March 26, 2015 The bipartisan “Doc Fix” legislation (H.R. 1470, now H.R.... 

New Study: Health Insurance Overhead Waste Unchanged by Affordable Care Act

March 12, 2015 (9 Comments)

The International Journal of Health Services published a research paper by Healthcare-NOW!’s Executive Director, Benjamin Day, PNHP co-founders David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler, and former... 

Health care law did not end discrimination against those with pre-existing conditions

March 10, 2015 (5 Comments)

By Kay Tillow on Firedoglake In 2010 the giant health insurance company WellPoint created an algorithm that searched its database, located breast cancer patients, and targeted them for cancellation of... 

The U.S. Medical Education No One Discusses

March 10, 2015 (3 Comments)

Chelsea McGuire, a medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, couldn’t believe what she was asked to do for her psychiatry clerkship: track down whether desperate patients have a source...