Tag: health insurance
The impediment to productivity growth: Waste that makes some people rich
In principle we want as few people employed in the health insurance industry as possible, we want people to be able to get health care, not to have insurers block their path.
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.
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