User: newstrust Topic: Health Care
Category: Health Care Reform
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Trump And The GOP Have Continually Lied About The Budget Deficit And The Economy 27.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
President Trump and the Republican Party have spent the last three years lying about the Federal budget deficit and the economy.
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Tiny penguin’s clean bill of health after epic New Zealand-Australia swim 18.9.2019 Raw Story
A tiny penguin that made the mammoth journey from New Zealand to Australia has been nursed back to health and released into the wild — in the hope it will find its own way home. The emaciated Fiordland penguin was found struggling on rocks near Lorne, south of Melbourne, about 2,500km (1,500 miles) from its […]
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Republicans Think They Can Win Back The House By Focusing On The Deficit And Health Care 17.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
Despite having utterly mishandled both areas when they actually held power, Republicans think they can win back the House of Representatives by focusing on the budget deficit and health care reform.
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Democrats Clash Over Ideology And Policy In Third Presidential Debate 13.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
The top ten candidates in the race for the Democratic nomination clashed last night in a debate that made clear the different ideological directions that this race is pulling their party.
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Medicare-for-All is not Medicare and not really for all — so what does it actually mean? 7.9.2019 Raw Story
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Ritchard Jenkins reached into the black computer bag he keeps near his workstation at Graceful Touch Barber and Beauty Salon and rifled through medical papers, pulling out an envelope buried deep at the bottom. It was an unopened medical bill for $971.78, now 17 months overdue, that he had put out of […]
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Where will funding for ‘Medicare for All’ come from? 7.8.2019 Healthcare Economist
Democratic Presidential candidates have a number of proposals on how to reform the health care system, including “Medicare for All” proposals. The goal of these reforms is to improve access, lower costs (both premiums and out-of-pocket) and improve quality. Achieving all these goals is not easy. Even access was improved and costs fell for patients,…
Column: Vested interests are already mounting dishonest attacks on 'Medicare for all' 2.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Drug companies, hospitals and conservative activists already have their knives out for Democrats' proposals for universal healthcare.

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The problem facing anyone who wants single-payer health care 1.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Earlier this week, Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-CA) released an outline for her version of “Medicare For All.” The plan would give everyone the immediate right to buy into Medicare as an alternative to private insurance, then would gradually transition everyone into an “expanded Medicare system” over the course of ten years. Though […]
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Progressives And Moderates Clash In First Night Of Second Democratic Debate 31.7.2019 Outside the Beltway
The first night of the second Democratic debate consisted largely of clashes between the party's progressive wing and more moderate elements.
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Kamala Harris Finally Unveils Her 2020 Health Care Plan but Experts Are Skeptical About How She'll Pay For It 31.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It's one thing to have a wonderful plan but if you can't figure out how to pay for it and if it's going to disrupt the entire country in terms of workforce, it's just not realistic."
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Kamala Harris' new health plan draws critics from all sides 30.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Progressives took issue with the presidential candidate for stopping short of the full-scale health care overhaul embodied by the "Medicare for All" legislation. Her more moderate rivals, meanwhile, said she was trying to have it all without taking a firm position on one of the most animating issues in the primary.
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Column: Kamala Harris joins the club with a solid 'Medicare for all' proposal 29.7.2019 LA Times: Health

Kamala Harris' Medicare for all plan would fulfill the promise of universal health coverage.

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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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Oregon Allowing Students to Take 'Mental Health Days' Could Benefit Them in College, Experts Say 24.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
By destigmatizing mental health, students have the room to ask for what they need.
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We’re Spending Trillions on Weapons and War. Let’s Spend It on Health Care. 17.7.2019 Truthout.com
The money needed to fund Medicare for All is there. It always has been.
‘Big Soda’ reaffirms its clout in California, blocks 5 of 5 bills on sugary beverages 3.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California is known as the state that took on the tobacco industry, challenged the NRA on firearms restrictions and passed other legislation framed as breakthroughs in safeguarding public health.

But over the last two years, California health advocates have been unable to overcome the beverage...

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California bill requiring warning labels on sodas, sugary drinks is shelved 3.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For the fifth time in as many years, a proposal to require health warning labels on sugary drinks in California was scuttled Tuesday in the Legislature, putting an end to a package of measures aimed at reducing obesity by regulating sodas.

Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) said his bill lacked sufficient...

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Bernie Sanders Insists Democratic Socialism Can Beat Trump As Debate Rivals Attack Policies 28.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The last poll I saw had us 10 points ahead of Donald Trump," Bernie Sanders replied after his socialists policies were attacked by his 2020 Democratic rivals.
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Democrats’ intense debate on Medicare for All revealed one important thing 27.6.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The Democratic primary debate Wednesday night revealed two big things when it comes to health care. First, most candidates on the stage were not interested in abolishing private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, which is at the core of Medicare for All. Second, none of the Democrats had a good answer on […]
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The Lower Health Care Costs Act Is the Best Chance for Bipartisan Health Care Reform Before 2020 | Opinion 27.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The common sense reforms fix some of the most frustrating features of the current health system.
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