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Physicians for a National Health Program

Jeffrey Young

Single-Payer Proponents Having An 'I-Told-You-So' Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

The botched implementation of Obamacare has created a bittersweet moment for advocates of a universal, single-payer health care system: They saw this ...

Rx on Medicare's Birthday: Expand it to All

Dr. Quentin Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Quentin Young

By replacing our crazy-quilt, inefficient system of private health insurers with a streamlined, publicly financed single-payer program, we would reap enormous savings.

Yes, the Bill is Imperfect. Pass it Now.

Aaron E. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron E. Carroll

Whenever you debate a medical treatment or procedure, you have to weigh the benefits versus the harms. If the benefits outweigh the harms, it's probably a good idea. And such is the case with this bill.

Counterfeit 'Public Option' Holds Americans Hostage to Inflationary Private Insurance Costs

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

Democratic leaders have short-circuited the reform "debate" and permitted the process to be hijacked by health insurance and pharmaceutical industries.

The New Town Hall Reality: Why Did Congressman Baron Hill (D-IN) Blow Up?

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail McGowan Mellor

At the New Albany meeting, people were polite and even relaxed enough to chuckle whenever someone spoke with dry Indiana wit. Yet Hill silenced would-be hecklers by saying "Let me answer that before you interrupt, please!"

In a Town Hall Meeting, Healthcare Swing-Vote Representative Baron Hill [D-IN] Takes a Clear Stand on Reform

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail McGowan Mellor

Hill could not represent a southern Indiana consensus view, because there was none; whatever he chose to do, it would cost him votes.

The Incredible Shrinking Health Care Reform

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Norman Solomon

Notions of universal health care are fading in the power centers of politics -- while more and more attention focuses on the care and feeding of the insurance industry.

Bizarro World of Health Care Reform: Standing Language On Its Head

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

Corporate socialism remains at the center of our "uniquely American" failed, fragmented, U.S. health insurance model that emulates the Wall Street norm of privatized profit and socialized risk.