I don't trust private industry with my health.
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Health insurance companies are not in the business of making healthcare easier for us; they are in business.
As the "official" debate shifts away from single payer type plans, an increasing amount of people across the United States are showing their support for that model.
One of these days, a national leader will embrace national health insurance and fight for it. Until then, we will keep paying more money for less care.
Obama's first step deals with the most egregious problems with the current system, but doesn't adequately contain costs. Those will have to be dealt with by future legislation.
The worse these proposals get, the more likely it becomes that our "cure" will do more harm than good.
The time is now for our country to join the rest of the industrialized world and provide cost-effective, comprehensive quality health care to every man, woman and child in our country.
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill hammer out legislation to overhaul the nation's health care system this year, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathlee...
Most physicians went into medicine because it allowed us to heal, comfort and help people. Sadly, the AMA feels like it exists only to help doctors help themselves.
All in all, it seems a safe bet that in the final analysis, we may yet end up with the best health care reform money can buy.
On Monday, the Washington Post published a Letter To The Editor from James Floyd, a "a physician and a health researcher for Public Citizen, which sup...
My wife and I used Canada's health care system for years, and we've been incensed by the lies we've heard back here in the U.S. about how it's supposedly broken.
Instead of listening to what the majority of Americans want, Obama and associates are trying to convince the American people that a partially privatized system is best for them.
At a long-awaited House subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, health care professionals made it clear that they believe a single-payer system to be the b...
I feel pity for a person who does not know what it is like to go to a doctor and have the first question be, "what's wrong?" instead of, "who's your insurance carrier?"
The problem is that an overly compromised health reform bill that satisfies the health insurance lobby and its Democratic and Republican supporters in Congress may not be "good" at all.
The insurance companies are talking a good line of late. But it makes no sense to embrace a partner who you know will ultimately betray you.
No doubt there has to be a better way: A nonprofit, single payer, private, people-managed, independent insurance agency.
Sen. Max Baucus met with advocates for single-payer health care in a closed meeting on Wednesday and expressed regret that he had not included them in...
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) called the Huffington Post on Wednesday, following our latest story about his stance on a public health care option, to clari...
Dean: If Americans like their current, private insurance, they can keep it. If they aren't satisfied, they should be able to choose a public plan. Respect Americans' ability to decide.
The push to include a public health care option as part of a system-wide overhaul benefited from two major boosts Wednesday. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.)...
With a nonprofit, people-funded, people-managed, private, single payer insurance agency we can save over $1 trillion (1/3 of our national budget) and improve the quality of our care.
When free-market alarmists who oppose U.S. health care reform storm Congress with their horror stories about Canada's public health insurance system, I don't know which system they're talking about.
The fact that the Washington Establishment is doing everything to stop single payer suggests that Establishment is genuinely frightened of any proposal that takes on the health insurance industry.
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