Cracks in the system: without a national Pharmacare strategy, who is left behind?

14 May 2019 - Lack of public or private insurance, incomplete drug coverage or just plain sky-high prices for drugs that ...

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Don’t buy pharma’s lies

14 May 2019 - As universal pharmacare gets closer to reality for Canada, drug companies are ramping up their false ...

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Canadian health care stuck in the ’60s, expert says

14 May 2019 - When Patty De Guia lost her leg to cancer months after giving birth to her third ...

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House Budget Committee announces hearing on single payer health care

10 May 2019 - The House Budget Committee on Friday announced that it will hold a hearing on single-payer health ...

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House Democrats pass bill to roll back Trump guidance related to Obamacare

 9 May 2019 - The House passed a bill Thursday afternoon aimed at shoring up protections for those with pre-existing ...

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Many hospitals charge double or even triple what Medicare would pay

9 May 2019 - The Parkview Health System in Indiana had among the highest overall hospital prices compared to Medicare rates, ...

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Does employment-based insurance make the US medical care system unfair and inefficient?

9 May 2019 - In the United States, the interests of high-income individuals dominate decisions about what medical care is ...

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Cancer specialists ‘won’t increase’ fees under Labor plan

9 May 2019 - Australia’s cancer doctors have rejected Scott Morrison’s claims they will charge patients higher fees under Labor’s ...

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Sitting in limbo — Obamacare under divided government

8 May 2019 - Even today, the Affordable Care Act remains in limbo.  ...

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A 'caravan' of Americans is crossing the Canadian border to get affordable health care

7 May 2019 - A "caravan" of Americans living with Type 1 diabetes made its way across the U.S. border ...

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Health funds want to raise a tax penalty to force you to buy their products

4 May 2019 - A $900 plus tax penalty to force the rich to buy private health insurance is now ...

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Private cover is the canary in the coal mine for whole health system

30 April 2019 - The Grattan Institute's Stephen Duckett argues that private health cover is in a "death spiral" of ...

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Trump Administration files formal request to strike down all of Obamacare

1 May 2019 - The Trump administration formally declared its opposition to the entire Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, arguing ...

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Why cancer treatment will always have out-of-pocket costs

1 May 2019 - Even the most diligent and persistent patients will find it difficult to go in and out of ...

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More affordable drugs offered with health care reform

25 April 2019 - China's health care reform has offered more affordable drugs for patients, said a senior health official ...

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