As this pandemic continues, more and more people are recognizing the reality: Americans need Medicare for All and a single-payer system. Here is Part 3 of our series of opinions and letters to the editor, including one from Durango, Colorado.
Every day, more people around the country are expressing their strong opinions about the need for Medicare for All and a single-payer system. Here is Part 2 of our series of letters to the editor, including one from Colorado written by Andrew Romanoff, candidate for U. S Senate.
Eve Ottenberg captures the moment, as Coronavirus spotlights shortcomings of U.S. health insurance and the need for Medicare for All, if only political candidates would prioritize the good of the people, instead of the bottom line interests of their big money insurance funders.
People all over the United States are submitting their opinions, commentaries and letters to the editor in support of single payer healthcare and Medicare for All.
There are many options that claim to be answer to our troubled and costly healthcare system, but a single-payer plan that is publicly funded is the only solution. Our current corporatized model is the reason why so many Americans are calling for reform as the only means to repair our dysfunctional healthcare system.Read more
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.
The Economic Policy Institute's research director Josh Bivens reports that contrary to what many critics are saying, Medicare for All could actually increase the number of jobs and help the U.S. labor market. As new jobs are created, workers salaries and wages would increase, which would then have a positive effect on our economy.Read more
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.Read more
Understanding current Medicare structure and law leads to a logical extension of Medicare that includes all Americans. We provide a summary that defines implementation of a financial plan for an Extended Medicare (aka Medicare for All). We compare 2020 Medicare with Extended Medicare for All to demonstrate financing for those 65 and older, those under age 65, and prescription drug coverage for all Americans.Read more
The Nevada Culinary Union has established a position which favors benefits provided by private commercial insurance, as opposed to single-payer or universal health care. Information and Disinformation (lies) will become the business of the current 2020 American political campaign. How will Americans/Union members be able to differentiate the truth from lies?Read more