Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews co-pay copay coronavirus test coronavirus treatment COVID-19 health insurance hospitals insurance companies kim brown medical bill medicare pandemic private insurance profits public health care single payer stock price unemployment virus Wall Street Wendell Potter

Insurance Companies Already Know How They’ll Profit From COVID-19

40 million people just lost their health insurance along with their jobs. Former Cigna VP Wendell Potter says tying health insurance to employment has made…

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U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘We’re At the Beginning’

Lack of tests and testing facilities has the United States playing a dangerous game of catch up The post U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘We’re At the…

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Is Medicare for All Bad for Union-Negotiated Healthcare?

The argument that Medicare for All will hurt workers because it abolishes hard-earned healthcare benefits of unionized workers has repeatedly been used against Sanders and…

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American College of Physicians Prescribes Single Payer Healthcare

The second largest American medical association analyzed the ailing U.S. healthcare system and prescribed public health insurance as the remedy. We discuss the diagnosis with…

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Without Medicare for All, the Healthcare System Will Collapse – Wendell Potter RAI (7/7)

The healthcare system is unsustainable; without a Medicare for All system, only the wealthiest will be able to afford decent care – Wendell Potter on…

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

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…

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Health Insurance Abuses Continue in Spite of ACA – RAI with Wendell Potter (5/7)

We revisit Wendell Potter’s whistleblowing testimony that exposed how the insurance industry is more interested in pleasing Wall Street than in people’s care, and asked…

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