Month: July 2021

Thousands March to Demand Medicare-for-All

by Rising Up With Sonali FEATURING DR. PAUL SONG – Thousands of people marched across the U.S. in 50 cities on Saturday July 24th to demand “Medicare for All,” and expand the current free government-run healthcare program to everyone under 65. In California, where Gov. Gavin Newsom made campaign promises to back a single payer bill …

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Hospitals charge huge ‘trauma’ fees to treat people with minor injuries

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News   Updated 8:15 AM ET, Sat July 17, 2021 (KHN) The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in less than three hours. The bill was extraordinary. Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center …

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Letter to the Healthy California Commission Rebuttal

By Emily J. Plympton   Dear Dr. Ghaly,     We are writing to you on behalf of Healthcare For All – Los Angeles to express our grave concerns regarding the conduct and efficacy of this Commission. Thus far, it has failed to produce any policy directives or legislative suggestions to support its mission of …

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