Category Obamacare

The Obama Legacy Part 1: Healthcare for Those Who Can Afford it

The Obama Legacy Part 1: Profits for the Monopolies, Healthcare for Those Who Can Afford it by Danny Haiphong “The US leads the world in healthcare expenditures and healthcare-induced debt.” As the Sanders campaign grinds to a halt, it is critical to examine what conditions brought about the crisis of legitimacy that currently afflicts the […]

QOTD: Obamacare is an obstacle, not a starting point, for universal healthcare

Key Failures of the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare an Obstacle to Universal Health Care    Black Agenda Report Trudy Lieberman: “We are replacing a crisis of un-insurance with a crisis of under-insurance, and we’re going to find people with very high deductables and very high cost-sharing as the years go on, because we haven’t controlled the […]

QOTD: “Medicare-for-all”

Washington (CNN)Bernie Sanders isn’t satisfied with the Supreme Court’s affirmation last week of President Barack Obama’s health care law. Instead, the Democratic presidential hopeful said on Sunday he wants the United States to adopt a “Medicare-for-all” single-payer health care plan. “We need to join the rest of the industrialized world,” Sanders said on ABC’s “This […]

QOTD: Obamacare

How to talk about Obamacare Like other media, we have made the mistake of describing the subsidies in Obamacare as going to citizens. In fact, what are truly being subsidized are huge health insurance corporations. Citizens are merely the facilitators of a subsidies  to an industry that provides no real healthcare service at all. In […]

Percentage of Health-Uninsureds in U.S. Rises by 1.7%

  Since Obama First Promised to Lower It by 100% Eric Zuesse On 23 June 2015, Bloomberg news bannered “Uninsured Rate Falls to Lowest Since Obamacare Implementation” and reported that, “Last year, 16.3 percent of adults under age 65, or about 31.7 million people, lacked medical coverage, according to a CDC survey published Tuesday. That’s down from […]

Some people that Obamacare is helping

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How Obamacare Will Screw Black Doctors

Daniela Drake   By tying doctor pay to patient satisfaction scores, Obamacare’s “pay for performance” system is going to disproportionately hurt minority doctors. Here’s why. Imagine that you’re an optimistic third-year medical student walking into the ER. Your first patient says to you, “I don’t want any niggers touching me.” There you are in your […]

Oh the Irony! Too Poor to Qualify for Obamacare

Too Poor to Qualify for Subsidies in Obamacare? Yes!  Washington’s Blog by The PROGRESSIVE View – Eric Zuesse Some people in some Republican-governed states are too poor to qualify for subsidies to buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act. You get that right: too poor to qualify for subsidies. Here is how I discovered this remarkable fact: There was […]

Healthcare Sellout: ‘For 20 Mill I Can Make That Happen’

One reason we ended up with such a crummy healthcare bill Raw Story, 2010 – While some sunlight has been shed on the hefty sums shoveled into congressional campaign coffers in an effort to influence the Democrats’ massive healthcare bill, little attention has been focused on the far larger sums received by President Barack Obama while […]

The Story So Far

America Under the Management Cult by SAM SMITH Save for residual rhetoric, at the beginning of 2014 the United States lies further from its intended course than at any time during its history. Never has it had an elite so powerful yet so removed from its purported purposes, one more loyal to multinational corporations than […]