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Write Boston Globe About Yesterday’s Inaccurate Editorial!

Yesterday the Boston Globe wrote a factually inaccurate editorial titled “Mass bashers take note: Health reform is working,” and we need you to write a letter to the editor asking the Globe to correct their mistake and take the sustainability … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Dear Medicare!

Diana Stein Professor Emeritus, Mount Holyoke College Massachusetts League of Women Voters Amherst Health Care Committee Medicare, our own government health care system for those 65 and older was enacted in 1965 and signed into law by then President Lyndon … Continue reading

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

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

Borrowing Ill Health

The American Prospect May 2008 (Click here for original article) Hospitals are getting more aggressive about sending debt collectors after under-insured consumers. Tamara Draut | April 21, 2008 As health-care costs continue to climb, the trend to more “cost sharing” … Continue reading

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