Physicians For A National Health Program

Type: Organization
Name: Physicians For A National Health Program
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Medicare Anniversary Events Demonstrate the Need to Expand Medicare For Every American

July 30, 2014 Medicare-For-All Would Ensure Universal Coverage and Address Health DisparitiesWASHINGTON, D.C. – Advocates, community leaders and policy experts convened today across the country to commemorate the 49th anniversary of Medicare, the widely ... [Published Public Citizen - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: VA mess indicts ACA, single-payer

To the editor of THE EAGLE:In the July 22 letter entitled "Two falsehoods on single-payer," Drs. Lotto and Kaplan, members of Physicians for a National Health Program, made two points. One was that the problems at the Veterans Administration are due to ... [Published Berkshire Eagle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: Dental health

Dental healthBeverlee Katz Cutler ("Insurer spends lavishly on naming rights, and dentist says enough," July 20) gave everyone in Oregon a great gift: We need to know why dentists are no longer able to treat patients who have the Oregon Health Plan as ... [Published Oregonian - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Glimmers of healthcare politics at meeting of Western Washington docs

Obamacare critic Kshama Sawant spoke at the annual meeting of Western Washington Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program Credit: Western Washington Chapter of Physicians for a National Health ProgramThe Western Washington Chapter of Physicians ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Two falsehoods on single-payer

To the Editor of the Eagle:On July 10, Mr. Jim Balfanz wrote a letter to the editor titled: "Dangers of single-payer on display" in which he makes two claims. The first is that what he calls the "Veterans Administration health care corruption scandal" ... [Published Berkshire Eagle - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Implement Medicare for All program

Medicare, the most successful health care program ever to come out of Congress, will begin its 50th year of service to millions of older Americans this month, with an overhead rate of only 1.4 percent. Yet some are calling for a voucher system. Why?Private ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

In The Struggle For Health Care Justice: Interview With Marianne Hoynes

Photo credit: .I met Marianne Hoynes, a second-generation social activist, thanks to one of the many enduring networks spawned by Occupy Wall Street (OWS). Let me tell you a bit about her.As a small child, Marianne followed a Quaker pacifist tradition, ... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Why Should a Woman’s Health Care Depend on Her Employer?

The New York Times reports: “The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom. It was, a dissent ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

To improve health care, let's at least ask the right questions, OK?

By Samuel Metz, MD. Samuel is a private practice anesthesiologist, HCAO representative from the Portland chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, and founding member of Mad As Hell Doctors. Oregon’s HB 3260 study of health care financing: ... [Published BlueOregon - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Feb 08 2014 - Updated Feb 08 2014 - 1 reports

Vicco, Ky, Stays in Spotlight, Endorses Single Payer, HR 676

After 22 years in the coal mines, Jimmy Slone is still working—now as a City Commissioner for Vicco, Kentucky. His black lung disease does not stop him from getting up in the middle of the night to assure that the city’s water system is safe. He and ... [Published Firedoglake - Feb 08 2014]

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Beverlee Katz Cutler ( "Insurer spends lavishly on naming rights, and dentist says enough" July 20) gave everyone in Oregon a great gift: We need to know why dentists are no longer able to treat patients who have the Oregon Health Plan as their...
As Daniel Moynihan said "we are all entitled to our own opinions but not to our own facts." The main cause of the extended wait times at some VA facilities is because there are too many patients in need of care and not enough staff to provide...

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Medicare Anniversary Events Demonstrate the Nee... [Published Public Citizen - 20 hours ago]
Letter: VA mess indicts ACA, single-payer [Published Berkshire Eagle - Jul 28 2014]
Letters: Dental health [Published Oregonian - Jul 26 2014]
Glimmers of healthcare politics at meeting of W... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 23 2014]
Two falsehoods on single-payer [Published Berkshire Eagle - Jul 22 2014]
Implement Medicare for All program [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
In The Struggle For Health Care Justice: Interv... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 06 2014]
Why Should a Woman’s Health Care Depend on Her ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Jul 01 2014]
To improve health care, let's at least ask the ... [Published BlueOregon - Jun 27 2014]
Vicco, Ky, Stays in Spotlight, Endorses Single ... [Published Firedoglake - Feb 08 2014]
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To improve health care, let's at least ask the ... [Published BlueOregon - Jun 27 2014]
By Samuel Metz, MD. Samuel is a private practice anesthesiologist, HCAO representative from the Portland chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, and founding member of Mad As Hell Doctors. Oregon’s HB 3260 study of health care financing: ...
Vicco, Ky, Stays in Spotlight, Endorses Single ... [Published Firedoglake - Feb 08 2014]
After 22 years in the coal mines, Jimmy Slone is still working—now as a City Commissioner for Vicco, Kentucky. His black lung disease does not stop him from getting up in the middle of the night to assure that the city’s water system is safe. He and ...
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