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  • Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    By Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H., and David U. Himmelstein, M.D. | The Nation, Letters, August 16, 2017
    Joshua Holland’s anti–single payer screed (“Medicare for All Isn’t the Solution for Universal Health Care”) is so riddled with misinformation and outright errors that it makes one wonder whether The Nation has laid off its fact-checkers.

  • Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2017
    By Adam Gaffney, M.D. | Jacobin, August 10, 2017
    Fresh off a victory against Trumpcare, health care activists are now looking hopefully towards the future. Already there has been significant progress: within the Democratic Party “Medicare for All” has now achieved a level of support and enthusiasm unprecedented in recent memory.

  • Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017
    By Gabby Bess | Broadly, August 9, 2017
    In Australia, vital services like cancer treatments are free; in the US, countless people struggle to even get screened. We spoke to cancer patients in both countries about the drastic difference single-payer health insurance can make.

  • Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    The inadequacies of the Affordable Care Act, followed by the failure of the Republicans to advance any semblance of a better health care system that they promised us, led a majority of Americans to support single payer reform.
  • Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017
    In this highly credible review of public opinion on health care reform, one crucial finding really stands out above all else: “the most important change over time was not the increase in public approval of the ACA, but rather the increase in overall support for universal coverage... that the federal government should ensure coverage for them.”
  • Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017
    The comment period for the proposed rule for CMS’s Quality Payment Program closes Monday, August 21. Thus you have this weekend to provide your input, or live with the consequences.