Recent Reports & Activities


New Single Payer Discussion Blog Page

Please visit our new blog called "Single Payer Discussion" and join the conversation.  We welcome hearing your thoughts and ideas about healthcare and healthcare reform.   New items will be listed weekly.

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Candidate Health Care Reform Questionnaire

The Candidate Health Reform Questionnaire redefines health care reform dialogue in terms of financial sustainability and actuarially-sound insurance policy, based on that most basic insurance concept - a single large risk pool. Only diversification of risk through single large-risk pool insurance can lower costs and provide equitable benefits for all. 

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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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New Healthcare Articles

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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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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CEO Richard Master Makes Business Case for Medicare-for-All

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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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Washington Reforms Fragment Health Risk Pools, Driving Up Costs

Read Board Member Michele Swenson's article in the Huffington Post:  Republicans’ “free-market” mantra implies that greater numbers of commercial health insurances will increase healthcare access while decreasing cost - nothing could be further from the truth. Breaking up health coverage into numerous small risk pools is the most unsustainable model of health financing.
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