Ralph Nader: American Seniors ...

Nov 25, 2019 by

While the Democratic presidential candidates are debating full Medicare for All, giant insurance companies like UnitedHealthcare are advertising to the elderly in an attempt to lure them from Traditional Medicare (TM) to the so-called Medicare Advantage (MA)—a corporate plan that UnitedHealthcare promotes to turn a profit at the expense of enrollees.

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DOCUMENTS REVEAL HOSPITAL INDU...

Oct 17, 2019 by

INVESTOR-OWNED HOSPITALS are leading the fight against the creation of a comprehensive, universal health care system, according to corporate filings reviewed by MapLight and The Intercept.

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The Problem With Putting a Pri...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. But what if they’re politically impossible?

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Secret ‘Rebate Trap’ Strategy ...

Jan 18, 2019 by

Big brands give rebates to insurers, who jack up the price for patients—who can’t get cheaper drugs unless they shoulder a bigger copay or buy them with no help from insurance.

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Did you know that before 1973 ...

May 2, 2018 by

[Translate]     Is the health insurance business a racket? Yes, literally. And this is why the shameless pandering to robber baron...

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Did you know that before 1973 ...

Nov 4, 2017 by

[Translate] by IWB · Published March 16, 2017 · Updated March 20, 2017 Is the health insurance business a racket? Yes, literally. And...

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Noam Chomsky on Trump: The Wor...

Jun 4, 2017 by

[Translate] News & Politics This administration’s legislative agenda is uniquely cruel, even for the far right. By...

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THE G.O.P. HEALTH CARE BILL IS...

May 31, 2017 by

[Translate] By AVIK ROY Photo Credit Thoka Maer Throughout the 2016 campaign — and for months afterward — Donald Trump promised that...

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25 MILLION PEOPLE COULD LOSE H...

Sep 25, 2016 by

[Translate] By Max Ehrenfreund WASHINGTON POST Alberto Abin walks out of the UniVista Insurance office last year in Miami after...

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10 Reasons Why Homelessness Is...

Apr 16, 2016 by

[Translate] Economy More Americans living in major cities are precariously close to homelessness. By Alex Henderson / AlterNet Photo...

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REGULATORS NEED TO SCRUTINIZE ...

Oct 24, 2015 by

[Translate]   By THE EDITORIAL BOARD  NYTIMES Credit Oscar Bolton Green   Two proposed mergers involving four of the nation’s biggest...

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HYSTERICAL OBAMACARE PREMIUM H...

Jun 3, 2015 by

[Translate]  What John Boehner & the media aren’t telling you John Boehner and the conservative media reprise last year’s...

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