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"Health Before Profit: Push of Private Health Insurance Not in Public Interest" #HSE #HealthInsurance #Health

#Health #HSE #HealthInsurance “Health Before Profit: Push of Private Health Insurance Not in Public Interest”

In a statement on the government’s new push of private health insurance Adrienne Wallace People Before Profit candidate in the upcoming Carlow-Kilkenny by-election said, “The reliance on the private sector to provide public goods and the privatisation myth has got to end. 394 more words

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#HSE #healthInsurance Instead of Promoting Private Health Insurers Government Should Concentrate on Improving Public Health System

Instead of Promoting Private Health Insurers Government Should Concentrate on Improving Public Health System


Press Statement
02/05/2015

In a statement, People Before Profit candidate in the upcoming Carlow-Kilkenny by-election, Adrienne Wallace has condemned the entrenchment of the two-tier health system. 375 more words

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Big Pharma gives human health the middle finger!

From here:

New ownership can mean big price jumps for important prescription drugs—even when the drugs are not improved at all by the change. Companies are buying drugs they believe are “undervalued”—ones they can get a higher price from—and raise the costs, knowing that they will stand to profit.

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Take a watered down piece of shit and add water

From Reuters here:

Intense lobbying of regulators, many of them veterans of the industry themselves, helped ensure that practices the Dodd-Frank law was meant to stop would remain in place.

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A utopian vision of the future from a dystopian author

I was having trouble coming up with blogging ideas and some friends started throwing out ideas. Since Other Systems and the upcoming The Light Side of the Moon… 1,993 more words

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Public Health Crisis is Now Curable!!!

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Hepatitis C can now be cured, but the pharmaceutical industry is making it not affordable to those in most dire need of treatment. Furthermore, in the United States, insurance companies and medical providers are not allowing treatment until stages III or IV. 838 more words

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