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More Die From Medical Insurance ‘Aggressive Prior Authorization’ Than Before ACA - Wendell Potter RAI (6/7)

Reality Asserts Itself - Wendell Potter

May 21, 2019
Wall Street demands medical insurance companies maintain their profits under the Affordable Care Act, which means they get even more aggressive in denying coverage and creating insurance models that under-insure patients – Wendell Potter on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay

Will Trump’s Latest Attack on Obamacare Strike a Death Blow?

February 22, 2018

The new rule would extend short-term insurance plans, circumventing key Obamacare requirements such as covering pre-existing conditions. “The key part of Obamacare was creating a unified insurance market where anyone can get insurance regardless of their heath, and this is destroying that,” says economist Dean Baker

Nina Turner on Bernie at the Women’s March, Trump’s ACA Sabotage, and More

October 13, 2017

The former Ohio state senator and current president of Our Revolution addresses the controversy over Bernie Sanders’ upcoming speech to the Women’s March convention; Trump’s new sabotage of Obamacare; the finale of “The Nina Turner Show,” and more

New Provisions Eliminate Healthcare From GOP ‘Wealthcare’ Bill

March 23, 2017

As fighting between Trump and the Republican Party leads to a delay of the vote for the GOP health care bill, Moral Mondays leader Rev. William Barber and Bernie Sanders call for the US to adopt a single-payer system

GOP Health Care Plan: Massive Wealth Transfer to Corporations, Military, and the Rich

March 14, 2017

Democrats failed to advocate for universal coverage, allowing Trump and Republicans to blame rising health care costs on the Affordable Care Act

A Public Option is the Solution to the Un-Affordable Care Premium Jumps

October 27, 2016

Dean Baker of CEPR says if people could buy into a public option, it could seriously mitigate the price hikes