Dan Embree: On Tuesday Big Lester went to the clinic for his regular back treatment – it’s an occupational injury, he throws the drunks and Democrats out of the Retrofit – and the receptionist said, “How you going to pay for this?”
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Make no mistake, currently, in the United States, health care is a commodity, and the profiteers are going wild. Since passage of the ACA, major health insurance company stock values have quadrupled.
It’s all-hands-on-deck to keep the pressure on target Senators to vote against the Motion to Proceed and any bill that would strip 22 to 32 million people of their healthcare coverage.
ast month the Freedom Caucus gave the go-ahead to the new House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This new, more conservative version has all the same problems of the original version—and then some: An estimated 23 million Americans would be uninsured by 2026, and now there’s an added provision that […]
Margaret Flowers, MD: Polls have consistently shown that super-majorities of Democratic Party voters want single payer, but Democratic Party candidates keep telling them that they can’t have it.
The ACA has its shortcomings; however, it has drastically improved our healthcare system, vastly lowering the uninsured rate and enacting invaluable protections for consumers.
On Thursday March 23, 2017 at 12pm, St. John’s urges you to #SaveObamacare along with labor, health, faith, and community partners in downtown Los Angeles.
Berry Craig: Protesters greeted McConnell when he showed up to chow down at a chamber of commerce lunch in Jeffersontown, a Louisville suburb.
My wife’s physician had a most important message for my morale which I urge you to bear in mind: ‘Yes, your wife is very sick. Remember, YOU are NOT sick!’
Bill Raden: St. John’s alone has enrolled over 18,000 previously uninsured Angelinos, nearly all of them black or Latino, and more than doubled its insured-patient base.
Wim Laven: This week the process of killing countless Americans is beginning, and it is happening because humanity and political gain are not always in concert.
Robert Reich: The problem isn’t Obamacare per se. It’s in the structure of private markets for health insurance – which creates powerful incentives to avoid sick people and attract healthy ones.
Sasha Abramsky: Five years after the Affordable Care Act became law, upwards of three million Californians remain without health care coverage.