Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)

Julia Conley, staff writer
" Health care workers don't need lip service. They need raises, health benefits, and paid sick leave."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Medical workers take in patients at a special coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center on April 07, 2020 in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Hospitals in New York City, which has been especially hard hit by the coronavirus, are facing shortages of beds, ventilators and protective equipment for medical staff. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Employer-based health insurance during the current coronavirus outbreak, said...
Jon Queally, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence participate in a coronavirus briefing with health insurers in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on March 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
"Almost 1 in 3 Americans—more than 100 million people—have deficient health...


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...