health care reform

What’s Missing From Health Care Reform

by Admin 03.26.2010

Now that Nancy Pelosi has her place in history and perhaps the pool table she wants for her birthday, it’s time to sit down and take stock of what we did and didn’t do by passing health care reform.  Here’s what I think we did, besides scaring the spit out of half the country: 1) […]

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Look into my crystal ball with me…it’s January 1, 2014

by Karoli 03.11.2010

Imagine you are one of the millions in this country who can’t get health insurance because you have a pre-existing condition. Now roll the clock forward to January 1, 2014 and walk with me down the virtual hallways of a brand-new marketplace, a marketplace where you can buy some peace of mind and help for […]

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What if We Do Nothing About Health Care Reform?

by Admin 03.11.2010

If we do nothing about health care reform: Up to 17 million more people will be uninsured by 2019 than today.   The average family’s health care costs will nearly double by 2020, from $13,000 to $24,000 — meaning they’ll be paying a quarter of their income toward health care costs.   Insurers can continue […]

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Public Option: Arguments for and against

by Karoli 02.23.2010

With the introduction of President Obama’s blend of the House and Senate health care reform bills, there’s been a flurry of activity in the Netroots over the missing public option. Several groups are mobilizing for it at the same time that key Senators who supported it in the past are quietly leaving it on the […]

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