Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: health insurance

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.”

Donald Trump’s death panel

However ridiculous Donald Trump’s promises may seem, his pledge to protect Americans who depend on Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid is a matter of life or death.

A Corporate Apostate

Not only did Mark Bertolini, corporate chief of the health insurance giant Aetna, increase the company's lowest wage to $16 an hour and improve health benefits, he publicly revealed that these increases aren’t as financially painful as other corporate conglomerates claim.

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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

Hidden Trump report reveals water plan will harm endangered whales and salmon

It's become a familiar story with the Trump administration: Scientists write a report that shows the administration's policies will cause environmental damage,...