The U. S. health insurance industry is broken. The people at the top are making millions while healthcare givers keep losing their jobs. This inequity will persist during the coronavirus pandemic as the insurance companies continue to collect premiums, while fewer people are making claims for every-day, common illnesses.Read more
Across the United States, people keep voicing their support for universal healthcare. Our healthcare system is broken and the only way to fix it is by joining other nations and adopt a fair system for everyone, not just for those who can afford it.
Hebah Kassem shares her frustration that during this pandemic and extreme healthcare crisis, attempts are being made to make cuts in healthcare instead of making improvements to the system. Putting profit over people is not the answer.
Support for universal healthcare and Medicare for All continues to grow across the country. Much of this wave can directly be attributed to the coronavirus pandemic and its affect on our families.
Ed Yong, science writer for The Atlantic, warned the United States two years ago that our country was not prepared for a pandemic. In an interview on Democracy Now! he shares why Medicare for All would have changed the dynamic with our current healthcare crisis.Read more
'Greed Is a Danger to Public Health': Progressive Caucus Urges Ban on Big Pharma Coronavirus Price-Gouging
Price gouging consumers during this pandemic seems to be an acceptable practice for pharmaceutical companies. This shameless greed to overprice COVID-19 drugs is unethical and dangerous. These medications should be available to everyone at a reasonable cost.
Why a Socialized System Like Medicare for All Beats For-Profit Healthcare in One Chart of Covid-19 Infection Rates
No health system is perfect, however healthcare in the United States has been failing us miserably during this pandemic. People are afraid to go to the doctor because they can't afford it and don't want to face debt, or even worse, bankruptcy. Our current for-profit system is broken and dangerous.Read more
The JAMA Health Forum has been publishing a variety of articles which address existing racial disparities, and how these inequities are affecting health justice.
Hospitals and hospital executives seem to be profiting from this pandemic while many essential workers are losing their jobs. Instead of spending money on needed PPE or support staff, the CEO's are making millions. People's lives are at stake and people are beginning to protest.Read more