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Study: Most doctors back national health insurance

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== South Florida Sun-Sentinel (click here for link to original article) April 3, 2008 Reflecting a shift in thinking over the past five years among U.S. physicians, a new study shows a solid majority of doctors … Continue reading

Healthcare for Vets – And All Others

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Rachel Nardin Boston Globe, Op-Ed (click here for link to original article) 11 November 2007 EVEN AS our government puts members of our armed services in harm’s way, it is failing to care for them … Continue reading

Health Reform Failure

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Steffie Woolhandler and David U. Himmelstein Boston Globe (click here for link to original article) 17 September 2007 N 1966 – just before Medicare and Medicaid were launched – 47 million Americans were uninsured. By … Continue reading

The Dark Side of Healthcare Reform

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Benjamin Day Boston Globe, Op-Ed (click here for link to original article) 30 August 2007 AFTER EXTENDING healthcare coverage to more than 150,000 previously uninsured residents over the past year, Massachusetts health reform took a … Continue reading

CostRX: UPI Interview With Kucinich on Health Reform

Promises, Promises in Healthcare Reform UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Laura Gilcrest United Press International (click here for link to original article) 27 April 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26 (UPI) — In the second part of an interview with United … Continue reading

Promises, Promises in Healthcare Reform

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Boston Globe (click here for link to original letters to the editor) Letters to the Editor March 17, 2007 PEOPLE OF all stripes are closely following the state health reform plan as it is rolled … Continue reading

AS HEALTH INSURANCE ACCESS EXPANDS, DEBATE PICKS UP OVER RISING COSTS

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE (cllck here to visit State House News) Priscilla Yeon STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 27, 2007?..A group of activists and legislators are pushing health care cost control initiatives to slow double-digit inflation … Continue reading

The Lively Liver Levy

The Lively Liver Levy Boston Globe, January 23, 2007 Dan Wasserman (click here for Dan Wasserman’s editorial cartoons)

Mass. ‘Universal’ Health Plan Already Falling Short

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== The New Standard (click here for link to the original article) Megan Tady January 26, 2007 Less than a year after Massachusetts’s controversial healthcare initiative was first revealed, evidence is accumulating to bolster critics who … Continue reading

Health reform plan is springing leaks

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Berkshire Eagle (click here for link to original article) Editorial January 24, 2007 The state’s new mandated health insurance plan has gotten favorable reviews in the early going, in particular from people earning 100 percent … Continue reading