Get Ready: Pharma and Insurers Are Preparing to Fight Medicare for All

The Hill reported this morning that many of the biggest healthcare interests in the country, including pharmaceutical companies and health insurers, have formed a coalition to fight single payer. The group, the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, includes major trade groups like “America’s Health Insurance…

Short-Term Insurance Plans Will Make American Healthcare Even Worse 

The Trump administration recently approved new health insurance rules that will help further cripple the already embattled Affordable Care Act. The rules regard so-called “short-term insurance,” plans that are meant to help people fill a gap in coverage, but aren’t intended to provide any serious medical care. The…

Las Vegas Victims Are Struggling to Pay Their Medical Bills Nearly a Month After the Massacre

Think, for a moment, about how insanely fucked up the American healthcare system has to be in order for a victim of the Las Vegas massacre to utter this sentence while still recovering in his hospital bed: “Medical bills are astronomical these days...It’s a mountain that just doesn’t seem like it’s gonna be climbable,…