Tag: Medicaid and Medicare

Governor Cuomo Calls For Medicaid Cuts in Midst of Pandemic

New York governor Andrew Cuomo wants to cut the state’s Medicaid spending by $400 million in the next year. His long-standing dream of neoliberal healthcare “reform” is alive and well, even in the midst of a global pandemic that has brought New York City to the brink of disaster.

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for more.

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming months, millions will face the threat of losing their minimal coverage.

President Barack Obama is applauded after signing the Affordable Care Act into law in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010.

Health Care Reform for Profit

During the first days of 2014, Obamacare was put into effect, the hard-promoted health care reform, pushed by US President Barack Obama since his first

Governor Cuomo Calls For Medicaid Cuts in Midst of Pandemic

New York governor Andrew Cuomo wants to cut the state’s Medicaid spending by $400 million in the next year. His long-standing dream of neoliberal healthcare “reform” is alive and well, even in the midst of a global pandemic that has brought New York City to the brink of disaster.

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for more.

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming months, millions will face the threat of losing their minimal coverage.

President Barack Obama is applauded after signing the Affordable Care Act into law in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010.

Health Care Reform for Profit

During the first days of 2014, Obamacare was put into effect, the hard-promoted health care reform, pushed by US President Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign. Beyond its difficulties in implementation something is certain: the reform was designed to the measure of the big corporations. It’s well-known that the USA has one of the world’s worst health systems: it’s the most expensive per capita and provides poor-quality service with low coverage1Health Care Spending, en http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/spend.php 2Squires D, “The U.S. Health System in Perspective: A Comparison of Twelve Industrialized Nations,†The Commonwealth Fund, July 2011. We should recall that the