Health Care Explained

MythBuster: Did Massachusetts Health Reform Reduce Health Disparities?

Just before the holidays struck, the Boston Globe published an article asking whether national health reform would close racial and ethnic disparities in health care. The answer in the article was clear: yes. The article states that as a result … Continue reading

Deciphering President Obama’s Health Care Speech

Last night President Obama delivered a powerful speech on health reform to a joint session of Congress. The President was able to articulate the reasons so many of us put our time, our passion, and our heart into changing this … Continue reading

Why Has the Press Failed Us In Reporting on Health Care Reform?

An Open Letter to Bill Keller, Executive Editor, New York Times, and Clark Hoyt, Public Editor, New York Times Dear Bill Keller and Clark Hoyt – For the first time in the span of a generation, national health care reform … Continue reading

In Health Care Reform, Massachusetts Shows How Not To Do It

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Sandy Eaton, RN Labor Notes (click here for original article) Massachusetts pays the most in the nation for its health care, and yet it’s plagued by an ongoing crisis of access, affordability, and quality. Although … Continue reading

The Price of RomneyCare

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Wall Street Journal Editorial (click here for original article) July 29, 3008 Gearing up for 2009, liberals are eager to claim Massachusetts as a Valhalla of health reform. Their enthusiasm is apparently evidence-proof. Even Mitt … 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

How Will the New Massachusetts Health Care Bill Affect YOU?

>>> DID YOU KNOW THAT: Most uninsured people will now have to buy their own insurance, without any or with very little financial support? The Bill will not help the underinsured or those with poor quality insurance, including those on … Continue reading