Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)

Jon Queally, staff writer
More than two thousand physicians published an open letter to the American public, prescribing single-payer Medicare for All, in a full-page ad in The New York Times that will run in the print edition on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. On Monday, in a separate but related move, the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national organization representing 159,000 internists, officially endorsed single-payer Medicare for All reform. The ACP is the largest medical specialty society and second-largest physician gro
"Major changes are needed," declares the 159,000-member American College of Physicians, "to a system that costs too much, leaves too many behind, and delivers too little."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
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Julia Conley, staff writer
"The AMA is violating one of its most important ethical principles: 'Do Not...


In honor of Veterans' Day, Physicians for a National Health Program cite appalling numbers from Harvard Medical School research: 1.4 million working-age veterans lacked health coverage last year, and about 2,266 died as a result - 14 times the number of deaths in Afghanistan last year, or six deaths a day. Single-payer insurance would change those numbers, they say; the current health reform bill will not. "Like other uninsured Americans, most uninsured vets are working people, too poor to...