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House Dem Demands Biden HHS Probe Hospital Behemoth for Bilking Medicare

"Workers, patients, and taxpayers need to know the truth about unnecessary charges and understaffing," said SEIU, welcoming Rep. Bill Pascrell's call to investigate HCA Healthcare.

Jessica Corbett ·


98 Million in US Skipped Treatment or Cut Back on Essentials to Pay for Healthcare This Year

"People have been making trade-offs to pay for healthcare for years. Inflation has only made things worse as people are also now struggling with the high price of gas, food, and electricity," said the president of West Health, which conducted the new poll with Gallup.

Jessica Corbett ·


Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and More Vow Young People 'Will Not Back Down' on Abortion Rights

"Should the Supreme Court take away the constitutional right to safe, legal abortion, young people stand to lose the most," said Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Alexis McGill Johnson.

Jessica Corbett ·


4,500 Unionized Nurses Vote to Authorize Strike at California Hospitals

"The decision by members to overwhelmingly authorize a strike shows that we are fed up with the status quo of working conditions," said union leader.

Julia Conley ·


Report Rings Alarm Over Private Equity's Grip on Home Health, Hospice Industries

"Profit incentives continue to jeopardize quality of care for patients and quality of life for employees," a new analysis warns.

Jake Johnson ·


'Band-Aid on a Tumor': Critics Blast Biden Rebrand of Trump's Medicare Privatization Scheme

"Changing the name doesn't change the fact that the Direct Contracting program is backdoor privatization of Medicare," said one progressive advocate.

Jake Johnson ·


Warren Warns 'Corporate Vultures' Are Circling Medicare on Biden's Watch

The Massachusetts Democrat said Biden "must shut down the Direct Contracting model," a Trump-era ploy to privatize Medicare.

Jake Johnson ·


If Biden Doesn't Act Quickly, Millions Could Lose Medicaid as Omicron Surges

"Make no mistake: kicking people out of Medicaid will kill many," warned Dr. Adam Gaffney, a public health advocate.

Jake Johnson ·


'This Is Horrific': US Supreme Court Keeps 6-Week Abortion Ban in Place

"The Supreme Court has no value of our bodies, lives, and futures," said one advocacy group. "We need to liberate abortion."

Julia Conley ·


Jayapal to Biden: Stop Trump-Era Medicare Privatization Scheme 'While We Have the Chance'

"Since Direct Contracting is a pilot program, it can and should be stopped in its tracks by the Biden administration."

Jake Johnson ·

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