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The primary promise of Obamacare – drastic change in insurers’ Medical Loss Ratio – unfulfilled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2015 Health law hasn’t cut insurers’ rate of overhead spending: study Study finds Affordable Care Act’s requirement that health insurers spend at least 80-85 percent of premiums on actual medical care had no impact in … Continue reading

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Q. Who supports Single Payer? A. 66% of the public, and 10% of Congress

Doctors group hails reintroduction of Medicare-for-all bill Single-payer health program would cover all 42 million uninsured, upgrade everyone’s benefits and save $400 billion annually on bureaucracy, physicians say FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 4, 2015 Contact: Mark Almberg, PNHP communications director, … Continue reading

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Private insurers have cost Medicare $282.6 billion in excess payments since 1985 | Physicians for a National Health Program

“Researchers say privately run Medicare Advantage plans have undermined traditional Medicare’s fiscal health and taken a heavy toll on taxpayers, seniors and the U.S. economy.” via Private insurers have cost Medicare $282.6 billion in excess payments since 1985 | Physicians … Continue reading

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