One of the key factors causing Americans to die from COVID-19 is the U.S. for-profit health care system itself. And yes, it’s worse here than in other countries.
While more than 12 million Americans have lost health care coverage with the arrival of Covid-19, a cartel of insurance, drug, and large hospital corporations is spending big against Medicare for All.
Support for Improved Medicare for All (IM4A) across the U.S. has never been greater, nor has the need for it. To make IM4A a reality, let’s let our wealthiest opponents show us how.
Medicare is, by far, Americans’ favorite payer for health care. But it’s not perfect. Both House and Senate Medicare for All bills IMPROVE on Medicare as well as extending it to all. Here’s how.
The Emergency Health Care Guarantee Act (S-3790 and HR-6906 respectively), would cover all out-of-pocket charges for those with insurance and all charges for those without any coverage during the pandemic and cost LESS than extending Cobra.
The Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care condemns the murder of George Floyd as an act of the pervasive racism that has led to the deaths of black, indigenous, people of color through violence, poverty, and unabated discrimination in all areas of life, including health care.
It’s time for Colorado to do what’s simple, needed, and fair: Pay for health care for everyone by collecting payroll taxes everyone can afford.