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Interviews Patient Health

Dr. Atul Gawande: Is Healthcare a Right?

Dr. Atul Gawande, a staff writer for The New Yorker, appeared as a guest on CBS Face the Nation. In this interview, Dr. Gawande spoke of the breakdown in employer based health coverage and how many working Americans see half of their pay go to taxes and premiums for healthcare with high deductibles and cost […]

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Medicare A & B Patient Health

Medicare for All or State Control: Competing Senate Health Care Plans

This New York Times article (here’s the link) suggests the competing US Senate health plans, Federal Medicare for All vs. Block Grants to States, are polar opposites. Years ago in Canada, these very opposites met in the middle. Canadian Tommy Douglas is considered by many the “Father of Medicare” for introducing the first provincial hospital insrance program […]