The Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka “Obamacare”) is the most significant healthcare legislation since Medicare and Medicaid became law fifty years ago. In our opinion, the lasting achievement of the ACA will be seen as tackling the immoral and paradoxical disqualification for healthcare known as the pre-existing condition, a disqualification unique in the developed world. … Continue reading Guest post by Dr. Michael Hutchinson: The Eichhorn-Hutchinson Plan™ for Universal Healthcare Would Cover All Americans
Click here to view this letter on the Modern Healthcare website. Medicare for More is a good start, but it’s not a universal plan We agree with the Dec. 2 editorial that a pragmatic universal healthcare plan is critical. Medicare for More, or Obamacare with a public option, are steps in the right direction, however they are … Continue reading Healing American Healthcare responds to Modern Healthcare’s take on Medicare for More
When asked about a specific issue that candidates for the 2020 election need to address, Senator Warren has often said “I have a plan for that.” She is a passionate supporter of Medicare-for-All (M4A) and much of the data she cites on her website about the healthcare system are correct. However, there are many criticisms … Continue reading Is Medicare-for-All Really the Right Plan for the United States?
Compared with other developed countries, the US has the worst aggregate healthcare outcomes, the worst life expectancy, and the highest costs in the world. Obamacare became a vehicle to provide health insurance for 20 million Americans. However, there are still 29 million Americans that are uninsured and another 40 million who are under-insured. The Centers … Continue reading Allcare: Universal Healthcare that Works
The phrase “Medicare for All” is familiar to anyone paying attention to the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries, as numerous candidates have come out in support of it. Once a mainstream political idea in the 1960s, then a radical leftist pipe dream in the 1980s and ’90s, providing government-funded healthcare to everyone is now mainstream politics … Continue reading We Can’t Afford Not to Have Universal Healthcare
U.S. News & World Report published our most recent comparison of the Eichhorn-Hutchinson Plan and the widely discussed Medicare-for-All. We share our thoughts about how Allcare (our plan) can improve access to healthcare while saving trillions of dollars. Click here to read more.
On Saturday, March 2, 2019, two guests on the CNN program Smerconish discussed Democratic Party issues. The guests were Amie Parnes, co-author, with Jonathan Allen, of Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, and Bhaskar Sunkara, a Guardian U.S. columnist and founding editor of Jacobin, a magazine “offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture.” They … Continue reading Medicare for All or Universal Healthcare?