Act Now To Protect Everyone’s Health In New Bill

By Health Over Profit for Everyone. -

The reports we have are that Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is planning to introduce her new Medicare for All legislation in early February. We still have not seen a copy of the text - now her [...]

Importance Of Aligning House And Senate Single-Payer Bills The Right Way

By Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein, -

Single-payer reform is in the news — and in the U.S. House and Senate. One hundred twenty-three Congresspeople have signed on as co-sponsors of H.R. 676, the single-payer legislation in House of [...]

We’ve Come A Long Way: Obama Praises Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit. -

On September 7, 2018, speaking at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, President Obama said that Democrats are running on “good new ideas like Medicare for All…” This indicates a [...]

Improved Medicare For All Becoming Unstoppable

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Medicare for all has had majority support in the United States for more than a decade. Support has been growing as more become aware of the details of the policy. The most recent poll, conducted [...]

Why The Latest Attack On Single-Payer Backfired

By Michael Corcoran, -

“If you find that you have to keep explaining what your proposal is, you haven’t done enough, and your opponents can and will destroy your efforts with a few soundbites.” —Dr. Don McCanne of [...]

Debate Over Strategy For National Improved Medicare For All Continues

By Margaret Flowers, Lee Stanfield and Kevin Zeese, -

On February 1, Margaret Flowers posted “Which Path to National Improved Medicare for All?”, which argued that states cannot enact single payer health systems and that a state-by-state approach [...]

How Big Medicine Can Ruin Medicare For All

By Phillip Longman, -

By Phillip Longman for The Guardian - In 2013, Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist,” couldn’t find a single co-sponsor for his healthcare plan, which would replace [...]

The Collapse Of Trumpcare And The Rise Of Single Payer

By Adam Gaffney and Zackary D. Berger, -

By Adam Gaffney and Zackary D. Berger for The BMJ Opinion - Two major developments in September upended US healthcare politics. The month’s end saw the failure of a last-ditch blitz by Senate [...]

Trojan Horse Democrats Pile Into House Of Single-Payer

By Jim Kavanaugh, -

By Jim Kavanaugh for The Polemicist - It’s great that more than a third of Democratic senators have signed on to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-All bill. It’s a potentially strong bill [...]

America’s Health Care System Kills People—But It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

By Gabby Bess, -

By Gabby Bess for Broadly Vice - Linda Kimber is a 65-year-old retiree in Australia. When discussing how she was diagnosed with breast cancer last November, through a thick Australian accent, [...]

A Businessman Makes The Case For A Single-Payer Health Care System

By Richard Master, -

By Richard Master for PNHP - With all due respect to President Trump, he is wrong about the single-payer model of health insurance. Single payer — centralized public financing of a continued [...]

The Practical Libertarian’s Case For Single Payer Healthcare

By Camilo Gomez, -

By Camilo Gomez for Counter Punch - This year, there have been serious discussions about healthcare policy in America. The Republicans’ attempt to repeal Obamacare generated much backlash. The [...]

The Battles Ahead: Meet The Biggest Opponents Of Single-Payer

By Michael Corcoran, -

By Michael Corcoran for Truthout - It has become fashionable to write premature obituaries of the Senate bill to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, using hyperbolic and misleading [...]

Medicare For Everyone With A Pre-Existing Condition

By Staff, -

By Staff of Single Payer Action - Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) has no time for single payer. But Senator Lindsey Graham says yes to single payer for sick people. That’s what came out of [...]

Survey: Physician Attitudes Shift To Single Payer

By Staff, -

By Staff of CMS - The AHCA, which would roll back the Medicaid expansion in 31 states, including Illinois, earned positive views from just 23.4 percent of physicians who said they were “generally [...]

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