Universal Health Care Might Cost You Less Than You Think

We don’t think of the premiums we already pay as taxes, but maybe we should. As the national debate about health care kicks off ahead of the 2020 presidential election, we’re going to be hearing...

Airlines blame grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max planes for revenue drops

Multiple airlines are blaming Boeing's line of 737 Max jets, which were grounded worldwide earlier this year after the second of two deadly crashes within six months, for profit shortfalls that have left some...

Harris backs ‘Medicare-for-all’ and eliminating private insurance as we know it

California Sen. Kamala Harris fully embraced "Medicare-for-all" single payer health insurance at a CNN town hall Monday and said she's willing to end private insurance to make it happen. "We need to have Medicare-for-all," Harris...

Hospital Letter Urging Patient to Start ‘Fundraising Effort’ to Pay for Heart Treatment Seen...

"'You can't have a heart unless you do GoFundMe for 10K' is not a just system." As progressive lawmakers and healthcare experts have frequently pointed out in recent months, few growing trends have laid bare...

It Should Be Criminal to Let Health Insurers Deny Coverage Based on Pre-Existing Conditions

Instead, the Trump administration, Florida, and 19 other states are fighting in court to make it permissible business again Imagine this scenario. Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies are arresting a man for domestic violence. They read...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questions why US pays for ‘unlimited war’ but not Medicare-for-all

Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned why Republicans are happy to pay for tax cuts and "unlimited war" but the GOP, and some Democrats, don't see "Medicare-for-all" or other progressive ideas as financially feasible. "People...

After years of double-digit hikes, Texas’ largest health insurer to cut Obamacare premiums

There have been countless stories about Obamacare, but here’s something you haven’t read before: Premiums are falling in Texas. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas plans to cut 2019 premiums by 6.1 percent, according to...

Healthcare not very green compared to other industries

Compared to big corporations in other sectors of the economy, most healthcare organizations - even large ones - appear to be falling short when it comes to finding ways to protect the environment, a...

Will Blockchain Transform Healthcare?

The Wall Street Journal recently noted that the United States “will soon spend close to 20% of its GDP” on healthcare. While it might not be possible to address the rising costs of healthcare...

The US Ranks Last in Health Care System Performance

Research shows policy reforms may be needed to close the performance gap The link between health and happiness is one of the best-documented in the study of well being. Simply put, one's health overview—meaning access...

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