medicare

Games Features

‘Project Hospital’ is A Great Way to Understand Our Broken Healthcare System

My father has run emergency rooms for years, but I didn't fully understand his job until we played a game together.
Ian Boudreau
5.16.19
healthcare

Here's What Each Democratic Candidate Means When They Say "Medicare for All"

Support for “Medicare-for-all” is becoming a front-runner topic among Democratic presidential candidates. But the phrase is being used to describe multiple policies.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
2.19.19
healthcare

This Brewing Healthcare Battle Is a Preview of the Medicare for All War

New York is on the verge of a Democrat-on-Democrat slugfest that will determine the state's healthcare future.
Harry Cheadle
12.13.18
Views My Own

Donald Trump Is Now America's Worst Newspaper Columnist

His 'USA Today' op-ed about healthcare is full of bizarre falsehoods.
Harry Cheadle
10.10.18
Fighting Words

Forcing Pain Patients Off Their Meds Won't End the Opioid Crisis

It might seem like a good idea to target the small number of people who use the most opioids, but a plan proposed in Oregon won't reduce the number of overdoses or new addictions.
Maia Szalavitz
8.21.18
healthcare

The Next Generation of Doctors Is Pushing for Universal Healthcare

The student caucus of the American Medical Association got the organization to agree to reconsider its decades-long opposition to single-payer healthcare.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
8.1.18
politics

Congress Can Save Social Security for Millennials, It Just Won't

Social Security and Medicare have had obvious problems for decades, but politicians have refused to make the necessary hard choices.
Mark Hay
6.14.18
healthcare

Trump Officially Backed Out of His Own Plan to Make Drugs Cheaper

He promised during the campaign to fight high drug prices, but turned away from those promises in a speech on Friday.
Harry Cheadle
5.11.18
Meducation

Medicaid Leaves Many Hepatitis C Patients Behind

The price of treatment has dropped for everyone except the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
12.21.17
explainers

Exactly What Bernie Sanders’ Healthcare Bill Would Do

Your dummy’s guide to the clusterfuck that is healthcare right now.
Susan Rinkunas
9.14.17
Views My Own

Want Single-Payer? Start Calling It Something Else

Progressives are pushing for a new healthcare system. But they need to think about the branding.
Harry Cheadle
8.29.17
Voices

82 Years of Social Security Now Threatened by Trump Policies

FDR signed the Social Security Act in 1935, and we're still arguing about how it's a basic American value.
Alex Lawson
8.14.17
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