Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris’s universal healthcare bill is a step towards a humane and cost-effective system. Naysayers are denying reality, writes emergency medicine physician Farzon A Nahvi. We pay more than … Continue reading Universal healthcare in the US is possible. We already have proof.
If the name “Max Baucus” rings a bell to you and you’re not a political junkie or Montana resident, it’s probably because he is the gentleman who, as the powerful chairman of … Continue reading Max Baucus, the Guy Who Killed Obamacare’s Public Option, Now Supports Single-Payer
An important fact about the American health care system. Article is about a year old but eye opening. Source: The case of the $629 Band-Aid — and what it reveals about American … Continue reading The case of the $629 Band-Aid — and what it reveals about American health care
Senator John McCain of Arizona, who just this week returned to the Senate after receiving a diagnosis of brain cancer, cast the decisive vote to defeat the G.O.P.’s “skinny repeal” health care … Continue reading John McCain Casts Decisive Health Care Vote?
Key step toward healthcare reform passes thanks in part to John McCain’s return, but shape of final legislation and chances of success remain unclear. Source: Senate Republicans vote to open debate on … Continue reading Senate Republicans vote to open debate on repealing and replacing Obamacare
Centene, one of the largest insurance companies offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act, defied Republican talking points with its tidy profit. Source: Insurance Company’s Profit Indicates Obamacare Isn’t Dead Continue reading Insurance Company’s Profit Indicates Obamacare Isn’t Dead
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than other countries with similar economic status, yet its health outcomes are worse in many ways. These graphics show how. Countries with largest per capita healthcare … Continue reading The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country — but not with better health outcomes
There’s no way that spending on innovation accounts for America’s ruinously high medical costs. US health care costs are world’s highest because of waste, or greed, not because of spending so much … Continue reading The World Doesn’t Mooch Off U.S. Health-Care Research
Even Republicans get this bill will make them poorer and less free, but there are a half a trillion dollars and Trump’s presidency riding on its success. An example of politicians listening … Continue reading It’s astounding how unpopular Trumpcare is with GOP voters — but that doesn’t mean it will die
This is an incredible shame https://t.co/jOaxWT37FG @juliaoftoronto pic.twitter.com/RESanSocC7— Brian Resnick (@B_resnick) June 29, 2017 Source: Brian Resnick on Twitter Continue reading In the U.S. maternal mortality takes rising! Dropping in every other wealthy nation.
Nevada is one of 23 states that want to take on the rising cost of drugs. But unlike others, its bill focuses on drugs that are used to treat diabetes. A first … Continue reading Nevada passes insulin drug pricing transparency bill
A University of Maryland-led study found that the state’s maternal mortality rate is the highest in not only the U.S., but the developed world. So much for American Exceptionalism! Source: Study: Texas has … Continue reading Study: Texas has highest maternal mortality rate in developed world