52.7 F
Park Forest
Monday, May 16, 2022

Physicians Group: ACA Is A Weak Law; We Need Medicare for All

By Frederick W. “Rick” Ford, writing for From an organization I came across for the first time today, Physicians for a National Health Program:

Although the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the law is not a remedy to our health care crisis, as it leaves at least 26 million uninsured, will not make health care affordable to Americans with insurance, because of high co-pays and gaps in coverage that leave patients vulnerable to financial ruin in the event of serious illness, and will not control costs.

Why is this so? Because the ACA perpetuates a dominant role for the private insurance industry. Each year, that industry siphons off hundreds of billions of health care dollars for overhead, profit and the paperwork it demands from doctors and hospitals; it denies care in order to increase insurers’ bottom line; and it obstructs any serious effort to control costs.

Read the entire essay.

Recent Articles

Stay Connected

3,799FansLike
1,267FollowersFollow
566SubscribersSubscribe

- Local Advertisements -

Most Popular Articles

Park Forest
clear sky
52.7 ° F
56.6 °
48.7 °
89 %
1.6mph
0 %
Mon
74 °
Tue
69 °
Wed
68 °
Thu
79 °
Fri
86 °

About Google Ads

The Google-supplied ads that appear on this website are not reviewed ahead of time and differ for each visitor. If anything offensive, inappropriate, or otherwise unwholesome appears, please notify us so we can take steps to block that specific advertiser. Email the URL or advertiser name to [email protected].