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Dodd: Nation Desires Universal Health

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Record-Journal (Click here for original article) By Ryan J. Phelan, Record-Journal staff 05/03/2008 MERIDEN – The American people are desperate for a universal health care plan, said U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, D-Conn., during his … Continue reading

Poll: 7% of Americans marry for health insurance

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Chron.com News, search and shopping from the Houston Chronicle (Click here for the original article.) April 29, 2008, 11:06PM By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Some people marry for love, some for companionship … Continue reading

Rock Star Rallies for Health Care Reform

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== metro INTERNATIONAL (Click here for original article.) Boston April 28, 2008 Supporters call for change to Bay State Chapter 58 law BOSTON. Marking the second anniversary of Massachusetts’ universal health care bill, advocates for reform … Continue reading

Lessons From California

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) The Schwarzenegger plan was a near miss, but well worth the trouble. The stage is set for the next effort. Anthony Wright | April 21, … Continue reading

The Elusive Politics of Reform

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) Once again, a new administration and Congress will try to bring us universal health insurance. This time, despite urgent cost pressures, will they do it … Continue reading

What Path to Universal Coverage?

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) The next administration will expand health coverage. Will they fix what is broken — or just inflate costs? Robert Kuttner | April 21, 2008 America’s … Continue reading

Why Not Connecticut?

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) A model grassroots organizing campaign mobilizes public opinion for universal coverage in a state long dominated by private insurers. Marc Caplan | April 21, 2008 … Continue reading

What Really Ails Medicare

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) The cost crisis of Medicare gets a lot of attention. The program can be fixed only by universalizing the larger health system in which Medicare … Continue reading

The Primacy of Prevention

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) Addressing the whole range of behaviors that affect health is the key to a healthier society. This requires a universal health care system. Neal Halfon … Continue reading

Health Reform You Shouldn’t Believe In

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article.) What the Massachusetts experiment teaches us about incremental efforts to increase coverage by expanding private insurance. Marcia Angell | April 21, 2008 For all their … Continue reading