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Health & Wellness

A New Way Insurers Are Shifting Costs to the Sick
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, Health Insurance, Sickness, Affordable Care Act, Inadequate, #MedicareForAll )

Brian
- 96 days ago - truth-out.org
Health insurance companies are no longer allowed to charge patients more because of their pre-existing conditions. But some health policy experts say insurers may be doing so in a more subtle way: by forcing people to pay more for their drugs."
As Health Law Takes Hold, Rate Of Uninsured Falls
Health & Wellness  (tags: obamacare, health insurance, safety, prevention, protection, study, medicine, health, healthcare )

Cal
- 293 days ago - npr.org
Since the Affordable Care Act kicked in fully, the percentage of Americans without health coverage has fallen to its lowest point in five years.
PA Man Confronts Governor For Refusing To Expand Medicaid: 'How Many People Have To Die?'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Governor Tom Corbett, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, health insurance, healthcare )

Roseann
- 338 days ago - alternet.org
Outside a $1,000 a plate luncheon, Governor Corbett faced a man whose fiancee died at 41 because she had no health insurance
Why Are People With Health Insurance Going Bankrupt? .   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese, Obama Care, Affordable Health Care Act, Human Rights, bankruptcies, health insurance )

Dandelion
- 598 days ago - youtube.com
Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care, Affordable Care Act, will not put an end to medical bankruptcies - 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance.
'Shock Doctrine': GOP Elites Point a Gun at the Middle Class
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, health, healthcare, Health insurance, nutrition, safety )

Norm
- 1355 days ago - alternet.org
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan put out a budget proposal last week that will leave the vast majority of future retirees without decent health care by ending Medicare as we know it. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis, mo
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Moves to Create Single-Payer Healthcare System
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Insurance, Vermont, Governor P Shumlin, Single-Payer, universal healthcare system, General Motors, Ford, Oracle, universal access, Social Justice, contain costs, technology, increase in premiums, small businesses, job creation )

LucyKalei
- 1435 days ago - democracynow.org
If Vermont can get this right, other states will follow, says Shumlin, who made single payer a cornerstone of his campaign. Health insurance should follow the individual & not be a requirement of the employer-- that'll be a huge jobs creator.
10 Things Health Insurance Doesn't Cover That It Should
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Insurance, Health, money, insurance )

Anna
- 1446 days ago - changeofaddress.org
Here are the 10 Things Health Insurance Doesn't Cover that it should.
McDonalds to Not Drop Health Care For Employees
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, interesting, news, nutrition, prevention, protection, society, medicine, health insurance, insurance )

Club
- 1547 days ago - healthinformer.net
McDonald's supposedly would have dropped the health care coverage for 30.000 employees in order to protest to a health care reform provision, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.
New Coverage for Uninsured People in Poor Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, government, health, health insurance, healthcare, news, insurance, health insurance, uninsured, Obama, pre-existing, healthcare.gov )

Carol
- 1642 days ago - news.yahoo.com
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is launching a special coverage program for uninsured Americans with medical problems this week, the most ambitious early investment of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
In Desperately Poor Rwanda, Most Have Health Insurance - NYTimes.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rwanda, health insurance, goverment health insurance )

Pami
- 1657 days ago - nytimes.com
Rwanda has had national health insurance for 11 years now; 92 percent of the nation is covered, and the premiums are $2 a year.
Article: Making the Ultimate Sacrifice for Health Care Reform
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, Health Care Reform, Sam Pullen, Blue Cross, Los Angeles, health insurance, health insurance companies, non violent protest )

Kelli
- 1895 days ago - opednews.com
Sam Pullen, 31, honored his mother's spirit on October 15th by engaging in a sit-in at a Blue Cross in Los Angeles with a group of individuals who gathered to demand that insurance companies immediately grant approval for treatment of all their members...
Women Financially Penalized By Health Insurance Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: gender, health insurance, inequity, health care costs, insurance industry )

RC
- 2251 days ago - nytimes.com
You are a woman, and you have a twin brother. You're (obviously) the same age and in the same general health. You ask for health insurance quotes with identical coverage. Guess who's going to have to pay a lot more for that policy?
Abandoning the Poor, the Elderly, the Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital closings, poverty, health insurance, Detroit, Riverview, Ascension Health )

RC
- 2268 days ago - online.wsj.com
Ascension Health, the largest non-profit operator of hospitals in the US, posted a last-year profit of $351 million. But they closed Riverview Hospital on Detroit's poverty-stricken east side operated by their Detroit "health ministry."
Health Care Rules - Spoof VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: True Majority, health insurance, video, corruption, dishonesty, government, healthcare, ethics, lies, business, consumers, corporate, illness )

Rebecca
- 2342 days ago - truemajority.org
This is a great spoof video by True Majority on how insurance companies change the rules constantly to undermine policy holders. It shows how they can do anything they want and we "have" to go along. It's funny...but it also is entirely too true. Share!
 

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