Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: Affordable Care Act

We are the majority; we must turn that into power

We are building toward being a movement that can make transformational changes over the next decade.

Trump wellness programs would gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions

The ACA’s pre-existing condition protections are among the law’s more popular and important elements.

‘The status quo is not sustainable:’ How Medicare for All would...

More than 100 Democratic lawmakers co-sponsored a House bill last month to dramatically revamp healthcare in the United States by creating a Medicare-for-All system funded by the federal government.

In a victory for reproductive rights, judge blocks Trump’s attempt to...

"Today is a good day. Because of this injunction, women in 13 states can still access birth control under the ACA."

Hold them accountable for undermining the Affordable Care Act

Know what they’re doing so you can hold them accountable on Election Day.

Pre-existing conditions: The age group most vulnerable if coverage goes away

It is hard to imagine protection for pre-existing coverage for those 55-64 being overturned given the universal appeal of this mandate and the policy reports already being generated.

The true path to prosperity

Growth doesn’t “trickle down.” It rises up.

The fight for single payer has transformed the health care debate....

During CNN’s Monday night debate about the Affordable Care Act, it became clear that progressives have set the terms of discussion.

Trump’s big loss

Settling our differences through ballots and agreed-upon processes rather than through force is what separates democracy from authoritarianism. Trump wants the latter.

The health care fight is far from over

We’re going to have to keep up a winning pressure until health care is a public good available and affordable for every person in our country.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”