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.
WHO, World Health Organization, provides a straightforward explanation on how COVID-19 is spread and what we need to know about this virus.Read more
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
'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?
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.
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.
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
In light of the growing epidemic of COVID-19, Kevin Zeese & Margaret Flowers make the case for Medicare for All. If everyone had access to treatment without regard to cost, the spread of the virus could be controlled.