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  • Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2018
    By Adam Gaffney, M.D. | The Guardian, September 16, 2018
    Barack Obama dropped a bombshell into the healthcare debate roiling the Democratic party last Friday. “Democrats aren’t just running on good old ideas like a higher minimum wage,” he said, “they’re running on good new ideas, like Medicare for All...”

  • Posted on Saturday, September 15, 2018
    By Ken Lefkowitz | Courier Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.), September 15, 2018
    If someone paid $1,000 for a service they could purchase elsewhere for $512, you’d think they were quite foolish. Yet, that's the situation facing healthcare in America today.

  • Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    By Carol Paris, M.D. | Common Dreams, September 11, 2018
    The surge in support for improved Medicare for All—now up to 70% in recent polling—has single-payer opponents ramping up their scare tactics.

  • Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Previously much of our access to data on health care spending has been through government programs - Medicare and Medicaid. Data on commercial insurance spending, especially employer-sponsored plans, were hidden in a cloud of secrecy as proprietary information.
  • Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Not only do Americans object to the high prices of prescription drugs, they also feel that the President and members of Congress have failed us in not doing more about it.
  • Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    In the quest to change from volume to value in health care financing, gimmicky models such as accountable care organizations are being implemented, but the lack of alignment between payers and providers has not achieved the goal of value-based care.