The State of Tennessee is in the midst of a health care crisis, where its residents are struggling with debt, bankruptcies, and a lack of access to health care, while suffering from some of the highest rates in the United States of preventable illnesses.
Jonathan Michels and Will Cox look back at some of bright spots and darker developments in the struggle for universal health care that occurred in 2018.
It is almost impossible to wrap one’s head around the amount of money the United States wastes on health care. Here are some ways that money could be better spent.
Pittsburgh Votes To Expand ‘Amazon of Healthcare’ After Threat To Shut Down Hospital For Low-Income Patients
After University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) threatened to close hospital in low-income neighborhood, city council approved major expansion plan.
A tectonic shift occurred in the Democratic Party. The Center for American Progress, the powerful center-left establishment organization which sees itself as the Democratic White House in exile, released their new “Medicare Extra for All” plan. In many ways, it is nearly identical to the Medical Insurance and Care for
Last week, to great fanfare, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced they will work on a new health care program for their employees “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” The response to this announcement unintentionally produced some remarkably insightful conversation about American health care reform. What exactly this new
Republican Speaker Paul Ryan, who has an estimated net worth of $6.4 million, wants people to believe an extra $58 a month will allow for “Cindy” to save money.
Trump is trying to remove as many Jenga blocks from Obamacare, as he legally can. The problem is that Obamacare is made of Jenga blocks in the first place.
As health care costs are leading cause of bankruptcy, more Americans are leaving their primary care physicians behind in favor of urgent care centers.
Health care policy analyst Jon Walker discusses his proposal for transitioning the United States to a single-payer health care system.