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Health & Wellness

Paying the Price for the ACA
Health & Wellness  (tags: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, law, health care, uninsured, problems, insurance industry, americans, universal, single payer, #medicareforall )

Brian
- 385 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The introduction of the "insurance exchanges" set up by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)--the "virtual stores" where the uninsured are supposed to be able to comparison shop for health care coverage--are showing everything that's wrong with Obama's law."
The Uninsured Would Increase By Tens of Millions Under Paul Ryans Plan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Wendell Potter, Center for Public Integrity, Medicare, Medicaid, Paul Ryan plan, uninsured )

Dandelion
- 829 days ago - current.com
Wendell Potter, senior analyst for the Center for Public Integrity and former head of public relations at CIGNA, analyze Paul Ryan's plan to restructure Medicare and to put states in charge of Medicaid. Would be taking us back to pre-Medicare days.
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
- 1605 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.
Action Alert..Re-Authorize the Ryan White Act - Care for People Living With HIV/AIDS
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, AIDS/HIV, disease, illness, death, prevention, protection, uninsured, petition, treatment, medicine )

Dee
- 1911 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ryan White, an Indiana teenager with hemophilia who contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion, courageously fought widespread AIDS-related discrimination before his death in 1990.
Dying for Affordable Healthcare âEUR" the Uninsured Speak | Society | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ethics, government, healthcare, uninsured )

John
- 1917 days ago - guardian.co.uk
In a week of claim and counter-claim about the merits of healthcare provision in the US and UK, Ed Pilkington travelled to Quindaro, Kansas, to see how the poorest survive
Health Care Reform : Uninsured Camp Out for Free Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, health care, health care reform, single payer, public option, President Obama, Democrats, Republicans, uninsured, 49 million Americans are uninsured, physicians, nurses, hospitals, insurance companies, lobbyists )

Blue
- 1937 days ago - reuters.com
An estimated 3,000 people traveled to Wise, Virginia, to receive free health, dental and eye care from volunteer doctors, nurses and support workers, who provided the care at their own expense.
King: Uninsured 23-Year-Old Battles Leukemia, Medical Bills
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, JPS Connection, cancer, leukemia, uninsured, prevention, protection, treatment, disease, sadness )

Dee
- 1945 days ago - cnn.com
ARLINGTON, Texas (CNN) -- To begin with, Gregory Rose didn't have health insurance. Plus, it was finals week. So his first instinct was to ignore the pain. A walk across his apartment convinced him otherwise.
Satire: Study Finds Most Children Opposed to Universal Healthcare   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, healthcare, uninsured, satire, the onion )

Clever
- 2243 days ago - youtube.com
From the Onion. "When asked if they would like to go to the doctor more, most children shrieked, 'No!'...'Leave me alone!'...'Go away!' Asked if they see it as an unfair tax burden and would they like a lollypop almost all said yes.
Most Free Drug Samples Go to Wealthy and Insured | LiveScience
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, ethics, money, uninsured )

Jonathan
- 2513 days ago - livescience.com
Most free drug samples go to wealthy and insured patients, not to the poor and uninsured who may need them most, Harvard researchers report.more than four-fifths of those who receive samples are insured, while less than one-fifth are uninsured SEE COMMENT
Disconnect Over Children's Healthcare - Who Pays for 9 Million Children?
Health & Wellness  (tags: 9 million children, health insurance, healthcare, health coverage, Congress, uninsured, kids, family subsidizing, private insurance coverage )

K. A.
- 2612 days ago - online.wsj.com
At the heart of the fight is a simple question: How involved should the government be in paying for health care for the uninsured? Bush says Congress is spending too much to subsidize families who can afford private coverage.
San Francisco to Offer Care for Uninsured Adults
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, treatment, doctors, uninsured )

Linda
- 2625 days ago - nytimes.com
The initiative, known as Healthy San Francisco, is the first effort by a locality to guarantee care to all of its uninsured, and it represents the latest attempt by state and local governments to patch a inadequate federal system.
Some Chronically Ill Adults Wait for Medicare
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, healthcare, cost, uninsured, universal healthcare, chronic illness, heart disease, diabetes )

Mary
- 2688 days ago - nytimes.com
....."It shows how unfair our system is," said Louise Russell, a research professor at the Institute for Health at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. "These people were not getting care, and they were at least as in need of it as the people who....
   

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