Healthcare-NOW! NYC Organizer Katie Robbins address the crowed at the Occupy Wall Street universal, single-payer healthcare march on October 26th. Here’s the press release about the march: Wall Street’s control of health care is exposed in a march/speak-out today that starts at the offices of Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, a subsidiary of WellPoint, the largest…

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On May 5, 2009, 8 health advocates stood up to the members of the Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Senator Max Baucus, to expose the exclusion of the health reform favored by the majority of people in America: a single payer/national improved Medicare for All health program. Industry lobbyists were invited to testify before the…

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By Katie Robbins – On Tuesday, the Health Care for America Now (HCAN) coalition performed a “citizen’s arrest” of the insurance industry at a meeting of Americas Health Insurance Plans, the private health insurance industry’s leading lobbying group, in Washington, DC. Thousands came out to support this action, and rightfully so. There is no other…

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Join us for Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care lobby days for single-payer. On both lobby days, we will break into teams and visit Congressional offices with single-payer amendment materials prepared in advance. As Congress moves closer to voting on whatever final legislation is crafted, we want to make sure the single-payer amendments are strongly…

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Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines looks at the US health care system, expose its cracks, and uncover the forces that are spending millions of dollars every day to influence the debate over the US health care reform. Part One Part Two

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Editorial Columnist Clark Newhall is a physician and attorney in Salt Lake City, as well as a single-payer activist and contributer to Healthcare-NOW! He writes an eloquent assessment of the severity of the failure of our health care system. Read on… January 3, 2009 Salt Lake City, “America’s health-care faminie is slowly killing us” We…

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Until December 31st, 2008, we have the opportunity to use the Obama web site to vote your support for the single-payer position. The Obama transition team is soliciting questions from the public via their web site. Visitors may “vote” for the best questions, which will then be responded to by the Obama team. As of…

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