Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: health insurance

Biden’s health care plans could mean new changes to your health...

Biden’s health care plans could benefit millions of Americans, especially as the nation faces a potential second wave of the coronavirus.

5.4 million have lost their health insurance amid pandemic

“We have got to work together to make sure that anyone in America who is sick—regardless of their income or immigration status—can seek the medical treatment they need during this national emergency.”

In ‘terrifying’ indictment of for-profit system, 12.7 million workers estimated to...

“If we take anything away from this pandemic, it’s that health care should not be tied to employment.”

Health insurance companies could skyrocket premiums

The U.S. health care system is ill-equipped when it comes to a pandemic and citizens will be the ones to suffer.

Medicare for all would save money — and lives

One night a few years ago, my partner woke up delirious with fever, a bright rash, and joint pain so bad he...

To be sick and not rich

Any version of Medicare for All would be likely to cost less, be so much simpler to access, and ultimately save lives.

To create system that puts ‘patients ahead of profits,’ Sanders unveils...

"All Americans are entitled to go to the doctor when they're sick and not go bankrupt after staying in the hospital."

Children’s Health Insurance Program in trouble – funding to end in January

"We are unable to say with certainty whether there is enough funding for every state to continue its CHIP program through March 31, 2018.”

Selling insurance across state lines

Experts cited several reasons that the across-state-lines idea wouldn’t be a cure for high premiums as the president implied.

Repeal and replace: The true cost of repealing Obamacare

“Call it Obamacare, Trumpcare, just keep our health insurance.”

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.