Healthcare Reform: We’re Not Done Yet

by Walter Tsou, CommonDreams.org

The Supreme Court has spoken. The Affordable Care Act, briefly on the ropes, has been blessed as the law of the land.

Too many feel that health reform is finally finished and we can move on to the big three issues: the economy, jobs and the deficit.

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Reaction to Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act

The decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a modest step in the right direction to address the health care crisis in the U.S.

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New York Assembly Passes Single Payer Healthcare

The plan would cover access to physicians and other healthcare providers, as well as inpatient and outpatient care, primary and preventative care, prescription drugs, behavioral health services, laboratory testing and rehabilitative care. Dental, vision and hearing care are also included. Residents who receive publicly funded coverage would not have network restrictions, deductibles or copays.

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Pennsylvania Nurses Catch Organizing Fever

Wages, health and pension benefits, staffing, and supplies are treated with unrelenting austerity, while hospital executives are showered with millions and even more is spent on mergers, acquisitions, and related marketing.

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Health: An Unsettling Investigation Involving Hospitals

CBS 3 uncovers something disturbing happening inside local hospitals. Health care workers being attacked. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the investigation.

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