Medicaid: Work Requirements Don't Work

The Medicaid Program is designed to provide health and social services to the vulnerable. The intent of a “work program” is to punish, not provide help.   

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Please visit our "Articles for the Cause" page to find relevant articles on healthcare and and current statistics.  

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Caucus Resolution: Single Public Payer Health Insurance

Background facts regarding sustainability of Single Public Payer Health Insurance model vs. the unsustainable Multiple Payer Insurance model. Includes a draft Caucus Resolution to bring to Party Caucuses on March 6, 2018.

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Public Takings of Private Insurance

Eldon Van Der Wege, MBA and
Thomas Billroth Gottlieb, MD

The last clause of the fifth amendment of the US Constitution is known as the “Takings clause”. Constitutional takings refer to the government depriving owners of their interest in private property. The takings require payment of compensation based on the value of the property.

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Roadmap to Single Insurer

Healthcare for All Colorado Foundation Board member Robert Messman has outlined a proposed path for sustainably financing and implementing single insurer health care system.

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Transformation of the Troubled U.S. Health Care System

A presentation by two Health Care for All Colorado Foundation board members maps out advantages to individuals, providers, businesses, and to the U.S. economy of improving and expanding Medicare-for-All. The sustainable single large risk pool health insurance model is capable of leveraging economies of scale to negotiate global budgets and bulk rates. Dr. Thomas Gottlieb and Robert Messman, M.B.A., describe the means to finance the Single Public Payer model by consolidation of health insurances using the business strategy of Mergers and Acquisitions.


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Nurse Talk Radio Takes a Look Back at SICKO 9 Years Later

Donna Smith, Senior Healthcare Correspondent and Executive Director of the Progressive Democrats, was recently interviewed on Nurse Talk as they took a look back on Michael Moore's movie SICKO to see what advances or progress has been made in the past nine years. Donna is an HCAC Foundation Board member.

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Canadian Doctor Speaks at Introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All Bill

Canadian physician, university professor and hospital administrator Danielle Martin speaks at introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders' SB 1804, Medicare-for-All. Canada spends approximately half as much as the U.S. does on health care, and has better outcomes - longer life expectancy, lower infant mortality rate and fewer preventable deaths. Prescription medicine prices are much higher in the U.S. than in Canada and other countries. Paperwork for Canadian health care is streamlined, and medical bankruptcy virtually unknown. 
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CEO Richard Master Makes Business Case for Medicare-for-All


Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries, speaks at the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders Medicare-for-All SB 1804. Master has produced two documentaries, Fix It: Health Care at the Tipping Point and Big Pharma: Market Failure, both detailing the failure of U.S. health care financing that is failing the people, with costs twice as high as other developed countries, and worse health outcomes.

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FSTV Special Correspondent Tamara Banks interviews Donna Smith, Executive Director of PDA

Health Care Status in America Interview: FSTV Talks with HCACF Board member Donna Smith on Healthcare.

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