By Jenny Gold for NPR – When Paula Michele Boyle first received the letter earlier this month explaining that her health insurance coverage was being terminated, she took it personally, thinking maybe the insurer had discovered something in her history to make her ineligible. But then the Philadelphia resident read on and realized that it…

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Another essay by John “Hai” Knapp – There may be clips pasted from other two essays, “Needing Health Insurance and Having a Mild Disability” and “Why I Believe the Christians Should Call For Healthcare Reforms. This may initially be used to form a discussion on the Autism Speaks Social Network; but it may also try…

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By Jan Jarvis for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram – At birth, Houston Tracy let out a single loud cry before his father cut the cord and handed him to a nurse. Instantly, Doug Tracy knew something was wrong with his son. “He wasn’t turning pink fast enough,” Tracy said. “When they listened to his chest,…

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By Debra Grace Khattab for the Women’s Economic Agenda Project – I have read many articles about the failure of President Obama and Congress to enact either Single Payer, or at least a public option, in the health insurance legislation currently struggling its way through Congress. One thing that bothers me about those articles is…

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By Sam Stein for the Huffington Post – The market concentration for health insurance is so monopolized in some areas that insurance companies are willing to raise prices and lose customers in an effort to improve their bottom line, a leading insurance broker told Wall Street analysts on Wednesday. In a conference call organized by…

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By Donna Smith – As my grandmother used to say, “I was born on a weekend but not last weekend.” The latest insult to Americans hungry for a bit of healthcare justice for all comes from the news that the Senate health bill now allows insurance companies to place annual limits on payments for some…

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From WKOW TV – MADISON – Hundreds of people gathered on the capitol steps Thursday in support of a single payer health care plan. A group known as the “Mad as Hell Doctors” led the rally. They want a single payer health system in America — no more insurance companies, no more premiums, and you…

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