Reports


Ed Yong on the “Disgraceful” U.S. Pandemic Response & How Medicare for All Could Have Saved Lives

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.

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'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.

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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. 

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In Pursuit of a Deeper Understanding of Racial Justice and Health Equity

The JAMA Health Forum has been publishing a variety of articles which address existing racial disparities, and how these inequities are affecting health justice.

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Five Things to Know About COVID-19 Transmission

WHO, World Health Organization, provides a straightforward explanation on how COVID-19 is spread and what we need to know about this virus. 

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Hospitals Got Bailouts and Furloughed Thousands While Paying C.E.O.s Millions

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.

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'The Next Crisis': Up to 43 Million Americans Could Lose Health Insurance Due to Pandemic, Study Shows

A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation highlights how between 25 -43 million workers could lose their health insurance as they begin losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Many American workers receive their health insurance through their employers and with so many of them now being laid off, the question is What Will They Do

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Healthcare Resources, Guides and Toolkits

Keeping everyone safe and informed is very important during this pandemic. New reports are coming out daily; some are factual and some are misleading.  Based on our best information and research, HCACF would like to share some valuable resources.

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Public Health Experts: Single-Payer Systems Coping With Coronavirus More Effectively Than For-Profit Model

With a single payer system, no one coping with Coronavirus has to be concerned about the cost of testing, medication or getting care; all patients can get the care they need quickly and either free or at a low cost. During this COVID-19 pandemic, countries with universal healthcare have been able to act more efficiently and effectively than here in the United States.

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Doctors Say Medicare For All Is The Best System For America

Doctors make the claim that Medicare for All is the only viable solution which can solve our healthcare crisis. Farron Cousins reacts to a report from The Hill which strongly supports Medicare for All over a public option, by providing his own insight into why we need universal healthcare coverage now. 

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