Health Care Forum


Don't Believe the Lies About Single-Payer Health Care

Dr. Garrett Adams, founding member of Physicians for National Health Program (PNHP), explains why we should not believe the misinformation and lies about single-payer health plans; instead we should be focusing on the benefits of a publicly financed, nonprofit national health insurance.  Courier Journal, Part of the USA Today Network, April 15, 2019

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“The Status Quo Is Not Sustainable”: How Medicare for All Would Fill Gaps in Obamacare Coverage

Amy Goodman and Juan González from Democracy Now! interviewed Dr. Adam Gaffney, president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP). They discussed the new House Bill 1384 and how it might affect the high cost of healthcare in the U.S.  April 2, 2019

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Can Medicare For All Become A Reality?

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, and Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, discuss the future of Medicare-for-All. March 26, 2019. Ring of Fire Network

Although the concept of "Medicare Buy-In" has never been viable, HCACF believes that eliminating commercial insurances will benefit consumers and provide for a single risk pool.

Watch Can Medicare For All Become A Reality?  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Does Medicare for All Mean Abolishing Insurance Companies?

Natalie Shure debates Max B. Sawicky on the issue of Medicare-for-All versus Private Insurance Companies.  March 19, 2019 IN These Times  http://inthesetimes.com  

Read Natalie Shure - Yes, We're Coming for Your Private Insurance Plan and Max B. Sawicky - If You Build a Public Option, They Will Come 

What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Health Insurance Company Paid ZERO In Taxes, Got $1.7 BILLION Refund

Farron Cousins from The Ring of Fire examines Health Care Service Corp, the company which received a $1.7 Billion dollar tax refund, yet did not pay any taxes at all. 

Listen to Health Insurance Company Paid ZERO In Taxes, Got $1.7 BILLION Refund   What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

How to be Ready for the Health Care Industry Lie Factory

Wendell Potter explains that "The crooks already know these tricks; honest men must learn them in self-defense."

Read his article How to be Ready for the Health Care Industry Lie Factory and also watch his video on Tarbell.org. What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

February 9-12, 2019

National Medicare for All Week of Action: February 9th - 13th

NNU - National Nurses United is organizing Medicare-for-All Barnstorm events all around the country. These gatherings will connect Medicare-for-All supporters and activists for the purpose of planning how to work in their communities to make Medicare-for-All a reality. 

Click here to find and event in Colorado.   

Read about the barnstorm events nationwide.  Did you attend? Did you volunteer? What are your next steps?  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

High Health Insurance Prices Mean Ill Winds in Colorado's High Country

David O. Williams from Colorado Politics examines the problems of the high cost of health insurance existing in Colorado's High Country.

Read David O. Williams article.  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Biggest Lie on Medicare-for-All

Michael Lighty explains how Medicare-for-All is simply providing healthcare to everyone, despite Trump's lies and spin.

Watch Michael Lighty's video.  What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

Medicare for All Town Hall Bernie Sanders

As Medicare For All becomes more achievable, the fiscal and financial arguments against it will intensify. Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks and Ryan Grim of The Intercept break down the messaging strategy of universal health care's leading proponent, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Kasparian and Grim spoke moments after the Medicare For All Town Hall completed in the US Capitol Visitors Center January 23, 2018 

Watch the video. What are your thoughts?  Please write your comments below.

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