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Single Payer Healthcare National Conference – Oakland – August 22-24

The Campaign for a Healthy California is hosting a conference with three national single payer organizations:  Labor Campaign for Single Payer, Healthcare-Now!, and One Payer States.  We know healthcare justice is a great concern of yours and would love to … Continue reading

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MGMA ACA Exchange Implementation Survey Report

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) conducted member research in April 2014 to better understand the impact of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) insurance exchange implementation on medical group practices. Summary of Findings MGMA noted three main themes within the findings: … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting to Save Doctors San Pablo

Registered nurses, hospital workers and community members are holding a public meeting May 22 to plan the next steps in their effort to keep Doctors Medical Center San Pablo (DMC) and its emergency department open. Closure of DMC would create … Continue reading

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FREE HEALTH FAIR and community discussion – April 12th

Have you lost your health care? Will you be covered by Covered California, the Affordable Care Act? Are your deductible or co-pays too high? Were you denied treatment? Are you unable to afford prescriptions? Are you unable to get dental … Continue reading

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Thinking It Through – Health care debate far from finished

By Sara Foss Wednesday, February 26, 2014 The other night I attended a debate at The Linda in Albany, WAMC’s performing arts studio, on whether the U.S. should adopt a single-payer health care system. Sponsored by the Albany Medical College … Continue reading

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DEMAND Whole Foods’ CEO Stop Spreading Lies about Obamacare

Whole Foods’ CEO, John Mackey, has been using his position as head of one of the most respected companies in America to promote anti-Obamacare lies and deter people from signing up for life-saving health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.Fight … Continue reading

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Some Middle-Class Families Find Price Of Subsidized Health Coverage ‘Awfully High’

This Kaiser Health News (KHN) story was produced in collaboration with USA Today The lure used to get uninsured Americans to sign up for health law coverage was the promise of generous premium subsidies. But the promise comes with a … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s Founding CEO Wants To Bring Single Payer To Massachusetts

Talking Points Memo, 2/6/14 AP Photo / J. David Ake Sahil Kapur  On his first day as governor of Massachusetts, Donald Berwick promises to set up a commission tasked with finding a way to bring single payer to the Bay … Continue reading

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The Play Obamacare Needs: ‘Mercy Killers’ at the Working Theater

By: Emily Wilson A solo show at the Working Theater in New York called Mercy Killers reminds us that whatever the merits of Obamacare, having a lot of uninsured people is no good. In his recent State of the Union … Continue reading

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Having a baby in Paris gave me a crash course in socialized medicine—and a new, very French definition of “costly.”

By Claire Lundberg In this series, an American in Paris pits the French welfare state against the U.S. market economy in five key categories: childbirth and health care, preschool, higher education, immigration, and shopping. Ilustration by Robert Neubecker When I got … Continue reading

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