By Charleen Hsuan, JD, PhD; Renee Y. Hsia, MD, MSc; Jill R. Horwitz, PhD, JD, MPP; Ninez A. Ponce, MPP, PhD; Thomas Rice, PhD; Jack
PNHP's Senior Health Policy Fellow Don McCanne, M.D. writes a daily health policy update, taking an excerpt or quote from a health care news story or analysis on the Internet and commenting on its significance to the single-payer health care reform movement. PNHP posts Dr. McCanne's listserv here; to subscribe to the listserv, please visit the Quote of the Day the mailing list website.
By Sam Baker
Axios, April 17, 2019
Red states are getting creative as they look for new ways to limit the growth of Medicaid. But in the
By Zirui Song, M.D., Ph.D. and Katherine Baicker, Ph.D.
JAMA, April 16, 2019
Question: What is the effect of a multicomponent workplace wellness program on health
By Drew Altman
Axios, April 15, 2019
There has been appropriate handwringing since 2010 about the affordability of Affordable Care Act plans in the marketplaces. But new
AMSA (American Medical Student Association), April 12, 2019
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) stands in strong support of Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Medicare for All Act
By Paul O'Rourke-Babb
Enterprise-Record, April 7, 2019
New Medicare-for-All legislation (The Medicare for All Act of 2019, HR 1384) was just introduced in the U.S. House of
Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 15, 2019
Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are
Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), April 10, 2019
Today is another important day in the movement towards improved Medicare for All. This morning,
I've spent decades studying US health care. Time to get real: Medicare for All is the only reasonable path to controlling costs and covering everyone.
By Emily Gee and Topher Spiro
Center for American Progress, April 8, 2019
Anyone interacting with the U.S. health care system is bound to encounter examples of
By Joseph Antos and James C. Capretta
The New York Times, April 4, 2019
By backing a flimsy, state-initiated lawsuit to throw out the entirety of the
The only big losers are the private insurance companies – and that’s okay with me
By James G. Kahn, M.D., M.P.H.
The Mercury-News, April 2, 2019