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China to expand medical insurance for major illnesses | Reuters

China will expand medical insurance to cover all critical illnesses for all urban and rural residents by the end of the year, the cabinet said on Sunday, the latest step in a plan to fix a healthcare system that has sparked public discontent. 245 more words

China Alert

Bernie Sanders: The Vox Conversation

In a wide-ranging discussion, Bernie Sanders discusses his views on socialism, single payer, open borders, Zionism, and more with Vox Editor-in-chief Ezra Klein. Table of contents below: 31 more words


Barney Frank, blah blah blah, Dem. Party tool, bullshit, blah blah blah

From Politico here:

I believe strongly that the most effective thing liberals and progressives can do to advance our public policy goals — on health care, immigration, financial regulation, reducing income inequality, completing the fight against anti-LGBT discrimination, protecting women’s autonomy in choices about reproduction and other critical matters on which the Democratic and Republican candidates for president will be sharply divided — …

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Rubbing out universal health care

PPT has had several posts over a number of years on royalist-inspired efforts to roll back the Thaksin Shinawatra universal health care program. We have mentioned… 223 more words

Universal Health Care from a Northern Perspective

“Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson introduced the Medical Care Act in 1966 that allowed each province to establish a universal health care plan. In 1984, the Canada Health Act was passed prohibiting user fees and extra billing by doctors. 455 more words


What’s behind a number? Information systems and the road to universal health coverage

Adam Aten ’13 (Health Economics and Policy) is a researcher at The Brookings Institution focusing on evidence development and biomedical innovation within the Center for Health Policy. 237 more words


The Supreme Court ruling: What’s next for health care?

Is the market moving us to universal health care?

Following the Supreme Court ruling yesterday, Fortune’s Laura Lorenzetti reported that health insurers who provide insurance through the exchanges were “among the big winners from the Supreme Court’s Thursday decision to uphold Obamacare subsidies.” 573 more words