Adam Gaffney is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a pulmonary and critical care physician at the Cambridge Health Alliance. He is a board member in the advocacy organization Physicians for a National Health Program and is the author of To Heal Humankind: The Right to Health in History.
Articles by this author
Sunday, February 09, 2020
Trump Says Covering All Immigrants Would Bankrupt Our Healthcare System. That’s a Lie.
During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Trump put Medicare for All in the crosshairs. Single-payer healthcare will “bankrupt our nation by providing free taxpayer-funded healthcare to millions of illegal aliens,” he seethed , “forcing taxpayers to subsidize free care for anyone...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Collapse of Trumpcare and the Rise of Single Payer
Two major developments in September upended US healthcare politics. The month’s end saw the failure of a last-ditch blitz by Senate Republicans to dispatch the Affordable Care Act (ACA) via the Graham-Cassidy bill, a painful defeat for opponents of Obamacare, including President Trump. And on 13...