Insurance Abuse

Single-payer plan is great idea; can California pull it off?

by Michael Hiltzick California, which has shown the determination to go it alone in areas such as environmental protection, scientific research and workers’ rights when its values conflict with policies at the federal level, is moving forward with its most audacious effort yet. That’s a plan to create a universal single-payer healthcare system. Called CalCare, …

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Assembly Health Committee on AB1400 Single-Payer Calcare Passes.

This is the Assembly Health Committee with debate about AB1400 with Ash Kalra presenting the Bill and Ady Barken chiming in about Single-Payer Healthcare. The public comment sections is really interesting and loaded with arguments for and against AB1400. Also an outstanding part is with Assembly woman Aguilar. I learned so much from this and …

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Facing Thousands of Dollars in Medical Expense

Christopher Rowland Yesterday at 5:41 p.m. EDT Jamie Azar left a rehab hospital in Tennessee this week with the help of a walker after spending the entire month of August in the ICU and on a ventilator. She had received a shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in mid-July but tested positive for the coronavirus …

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Just Say It: The Health Care System Has Collapsed

BY VISHAL KHETPAL SEPT 07, 20215:45 AM Recently, a local news station in Houston ran a story about a man who passed away while waiting for a hospital bed. The story went viral. Daniel Wilkinson, a 46-year-old veteran who served two deployments in Afghanistan, presented to a community hospital a few doors down from his home …

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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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