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Things are happening on a constant basis with this effort to achieve single payer for Pennsylvania. So stay caught up on the latest news in our state and across the nation when it comes to making it a reality.

 

Wendell Potter / Center for Public Integrity

This former health insurance industry insider has his weekly blog has become perhaps the leading voice of change in trying to bring true universal health care to America.

Health Care Reform Articles

Periodic posts of articles of interest about health care reform in the United States and elsewhere.

Healthcare4AllPA Endorses Healthcare Justice March, National Mall, August 1, 2015

Medicare Turns 50 This Summer! Health Care 4 All PA recognizes the profound significance of the establishment of Medicare as a key step in moving towards a truly universal health care system. We endorse the Healthcare Justice March. National changes often begin in the states, and that is why HC 4 All PA is focused […]

Former Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s Medicare Advantage

She has a new job and we are wondering how her goals will affect our tax dollars and delivery of Medicare. Read more here.

ACA Having Little Effect on Uninsured in 2013

The Census Bureau has released the 2013 Small Area Health care Estimates for all counties and states in the US. The trend for the Pennsylvania and the US from 2006-2013 can be seen above. The US rate has decreased from a high of 17.7% in 2010 to 16.8% in 2013. Likewise the PA rate has […]

ACA Support “All Time High” with Changes Wanted

Views of the ACA Now Reps Dems Inds Working well, keep as is 6% 1% 14% 5% Good things, but changes needed 60% 41% 73% 61% Needs to be repealed entirely 32% 56% 13% 32%. In the five years since it’s passage, polling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still remarkably consistent. The above […]

What are the barriers to real health reform?

By Marcia Angell, M.D. Prepared remarks of Dr. Angell at a panel titled “Persistent Barriers to Reform of the American Health Care System” at the 27th Annual Policy Research Conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28, 2015. www.pnhp.org. This country has long subscribed to the ideology that the […]

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