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.@POTUS: Don’t leave it the Starbucks lady to hold @FLGovScott accountable

Published on Apr 6, 2016 Thom Hartmann shares a clip of Florida Governor Rick Scott getting cussed out by a woman at the Starbucks he just happened to walk in to, over his refusal to expand Medicaid in his state. … Continue reading

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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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Healthcare-NOW! – How I Lost My Fear of Universal Health Care

The only concern I was left with was the fact that abortion was covered by the universal health care, and I still believed that was wrong. But as I lived there, I began to discover I had been misled in … Continue reading

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What a Single-Payer Health Insurance Plan Looks Like Part 1

… the cost of administering the existing Medicare system, the traditional fee-for-service Medicare, is 2 percent — that is, $0.98 out of every dollar that goes into Medicare goes out to pay for services, health care services. By contrast, the mandate … Continue reading

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