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Hijacked: Stolen Health Care Reform V

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

This is the last of my five posts on the PPACA wherein I will analyze whether the legislation delivers enough to be worth the $1 trillion investment over the next 10 years and whether it will really work.

Hijacked: Stolen Health Care Reform IV: Will the Quality of Care Improve?

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

In our last three posts, we examined how the PPACA stacks up against the goals of reform for cost containment, affordability and access to care. Here we consider what its likely impact will be on the quality of care.

Hijacked, Stolen Health Care Reform: Why Health Care Costs Will Not Be Contained

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Act of 2010, our new health care legislation, in March was hailed by its supporters as an historic event. But four months later, it remains controversial.

Abortion will NOT be a deal breaker

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

If you only watched TV or surfed the net, you would think health reform hangs by a thread over abortion. It does not. The media would like to pump t...

No Health Care Bill is Better Than a Bad Bill

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Pelosi's health care bill (HR 3962) will not fundamentally reform U.S. health care. This bill is not good enough to pass. We need Medicare for All.

And Once Again, It's Abortion

Vanessa Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vanessa Carmichael

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a comprehensive health care plan for the United States -- a plan that will cover 96% of Americans. That is a victory for women.

The New Scarlet Letter -- A is for Abortion

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The Stupak-Pitts amendment takes me back to the days when abortion was not legal and the shame of an abortion was very much like wearing a big red letter A on your forehead.

A Shocking Blow to Women's Health: HR 3962

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

The health care reform bill passed by the House last week is a major blow to pro-life causes everywhere.

The Meaningful Health Reform Imperative

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Meaningful health reform must deliver accessible, affordable, high quality health care. Passage of reform is critical to the economic health of our nation and for millions of chronically ill and low income Americans.