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Medicare cuts threaten access to lifesaving cancer treatments...
A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event. It triggers a series of decisions a patient and their family must make, often in rapid succession. A key determination is where to get and how to pay for care.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-06 04:23 UTC
Baffling: Medicare for All PAC launches in US while Canadians flee their country for healthcare...
In September, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., established a Medicare for All PAC that will provide financial support to candidates championing a single-payer system. Jayapal is one of three co-chairs leading the House's recently-established Medicare fo
By viper1 on 2018-10-03 21:05 UTC
121,965,000 on Government Health Insurance; 52.2% of Those With Incomes Under $75,000...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/healthcare
There were 121,965,000 people enrolled in government health insurance programs in 2017, according to the Census Bureau’s annual report on health insurance coverage, which was released this week. That is an increase of 13,678,000 since 2013, when there were 108,287,000 on government health
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-15 16:53 UTC
Poll: Majority of Democrats and Republicans support Medicare for all...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/healthcare
A Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 85% of Democrats and 52% of Republicans support Medicare for all. Why it matters: This single-payer system has divided the Democratic Party internally and gave Republicans a new way to attack Democrats in 2018. But this poll is
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-23 20:38 UTC
Functioning Alcoholic? The 4 Stages Of Progression...
When the words “functioning alcoholic” are used to describe someone, it’s usually as a way to avoid labeling an individual as a typical alcoholic. It’s true to say that alcohol is the most frequently abused substance in the United States. Therefore, there are some key stereotypes that we associate
By hickz1 on 2018-08-11 05:31 UTC, Edited: 2018-10-17 08:42 UTC
Trump Administration Requires Hospitals To Post Standard Prices Online...
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The Trump administration is requiring hospitals to post their standard prices online under a rule made on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-06 18:35 UTC
Medicare Allows More Benefits for Chronically Ill, Aiming to Improve Care for Millions...
Medicare health plans will be able to combine medical and social services under a new law that had support from both parties in Congress and the Trump administration.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-24 23:10 UTC
NY Assembly OKs Universal Health Care; Bill Halted in Senate...
New York state Assembly again endorses single-payer universal health care system, but the act remains largely symbolic.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 15:30 UTC
U.S. Justice Department Says Obamacare Individual Mandate Unconstitutional...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday that the part of Obamacare requiring individuals to have health insurance is...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-08 02:05 UTC
Paul Ryan hints at compromise for drug prices bill...
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said a compromise is in the works for a bill that aims to lower drug prices by helping generic competitors make cheaper alternatives.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 00:43 UTC
Poll: Majority support single payer health plan (without a price tag)...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/healthcare
A poll released yesterday by the Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation found that a slim majority supports single payer health care.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-13 17:41 UTC
A new poll found that a majority of Americans support a radical change to the US healthcare system...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/healthcare
59% of Americans support a Medicare-for-all system similar to the one proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders and other liberal Democrats.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 22:52 UTC
Senators Rally To Attack Skyrocketing Health Care Prices...
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A bipartisan group of senators is trying to find a legislative fix for rising health care costs: the lack of a market-listed rate for goods and services.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-05 00:39 UTC
Trump asked 'Why can't Medicare simply cover everybody?' before pushing Obamacare repeal...
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Trump, according to the book "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff, "probably prefers the notion of having more people having health insurance than fewer people having it." "In fact, he probably favored government-funded health care more than any other Republican," said Wolff in his book, which has been
By viper1 on 2018-01-05 22:25 UTC
Democrats blast new Obamacare fix from Orrin Hatch, Kevin Brady...
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The deal would ensure cost-sharing reduction payments to Obamacare insurers for two years. The payments are to reimburse insurers for lowering out-of-pocket costs for low-income people on Obamacare's exchanges. Without the payments, insurers are expected to raise premiums at least 20 percent on
By earlybird on 2017-10-25 05:38 UTC
Elderly neglected by NHS because loved ones won't complain ...
Elderly patients are being failed by hospitals as their relatives are too scared to complain, with a report revealing that more than two-thirds of those who complain claiming it made no difference to care.
By peterb on 2017-08-17 04:39 UTC
Americans Spend The Most For Health Care, Still Die Young...
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Theres also a surprising disconnect between how healthy Americans believe they are, and how healthy they really are.
By rjx32 on 2017-08-03 17:47 UTC
How Medicaid brought down TrumpCare...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/healthcare
Republican efforts to repeal, and replace, the Affordable Care Act have failed, largely because their legislation did so much more. In their hubris they sought to also dismantle the traditional Medicaid that predated the Affordable Care Act by 45 years, s
By rjx32 on 2017-07-19 17:23 UTC
Sanders: 'Medicare for All' proposal coming after ObamaCare debate...
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders: 'Medicare for All' proposal coming after ObamaCare debate Battle breaks out in California over single-payer healthcare GOP congressional baseball shooters widow gives first sit-down interview MORE (I-Vt.)
By viper1 on 2017-07-02 14:31 UTC
Feasible to prescribe ART to emergency department patients with suspected acute HIV infection...
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Pilot study demonstrates that delivering antiretroviral treatment to individuals presenting to emergency departments with suspected acute HIV infection is highly feasible,
By AVERT on 2017-06-28 16:16 UTC

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