Robert Reich created a video which breaks down how much an average family currently spends on healthcare and then compares that amount to what it would cost if we had Medicare for All here in the United States. The only logical conclusion: We need Medicare for All and we need it now.Read more
Imagine not having to worry about how you were going to pay for each test, each doctor visit, every medication or every health scare you have. Donna Smith, HCACF co-president and PDA's Advisory Board Chair, expresses her relief for finally being able to reap the benefits of Medicare and explains why Medicare for All is the only fiscally and socially responsible healthcare system.
AMERICA DISSECTED WITH ABDUL EL-SAYED NOV.18.19
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed offers two new healthcare podcasts:
HEALTHCARE DISSECTED PT 1: “NOBODY KNEW HEALTHCARE COULD BE SO COMPLICATED" is an interview with Lisa Cardillo, whose personal story and frightening experience with our healthcare system, raises many questions and concerns about our current system.
HEALTHCARE DISSECTED PT 2: MEDICARE-FOR-WHO? Part 2 explores the major healthcare plans: Medicare-For-All (single-payer), the public option, and Medicare-for-America
America Dissected with Abdul El-Sayed, MD, Crooked Media, crooked.com What are your thoughts? Please write your comments below.
The differences between socialism and socialized medicine, as well as the discrepancies between social insurance versus private insurance, are points that are often confused or falsely explained.
In an opinion piece in the MINNPOST, Brent William Henry expresses his support for single-payer insurance. His view that healthcare is in a state of crisis is based on his research and personal experiences. He states that it is "morally reprehensible to make an individual’s medical necessities about maximizing monetary profitability."Read more
Farron Cousins take a personal look at how Medicare for All will save the average American family thousands of dollars every year, which is money that would then be put back into our economy. Based on our best information and research, this article represents HCACF's support of Medicare for All but does not reflect our views on any particular candidate.Read more
Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman make the claim that "Funding universal health insurance through taxes would lead to a large tax cut for the vast majority of workers", which in turn would ensure that workers would see a large increase in their take-home pay.
Make No mistake: Medicare for All Would Cut Taxes for Most Americans by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, The Guardian. What are your thoughts? Please write your comments below.
TaxJusticeNow.org is the site mentioned in this article.
In an op-ed, Dr. Diane Lucas conveys her support for single-payer, and responds to S 1531 (STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act) versus HB 1384 (The Medicare for All Act of 2019). She states that "While it's a start, the STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act is just another Band-Aid on the sinking ship known as the American health care system".
Donald M. Berwick, MD is an Opinion contributor to USA Today. He lays the groundwork in support of Medicare for All, citing three main topics of discussion: It is the best fix for everyone struggling with our current system, it will save trillions of dollars, and it will shift our costs but without increasing them.
"The case for Medicare for All is simple. It would cover everyone, period. Done right, it would lower costs. And it would ease paperwork and confusion."
Stop Fearmongering about 'Medicare for All.' Most Families Would Pay Less for Better Care by Donald M. Berwick, MD, USA Today. What are your thoughts? Please write your comments below.
Andrew Perez reports on the data identifying dark money as being the core of the hospital industry's fight against universal healthcare, which directly impacts the industry's attempt to eliminate any government run healthcare plan.