healthcare-reform

COMMENTARY

Capping costs doesn’t get to the root cause of high drug prices | Opinion

BY: - April 29, 2022

We already know that negotiating prices will get consumers a better deal than continuing to give drug corporations unlimited power.

COMMENTARY

Congress needs to make health care subsidies permanent | Opinion

BY: - April 20, 2022

Like other families of children with disabilities and special health care needs, our thoughts never stray too far from concerns that our kids have continued access to the resources they need to thrive.

COMMENTARY

Does the GOP want to repeal Obamacare? Take them literally and seriously | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 23, 2022

If you care about your healthcare bills, you need to care about this.

COMMENTARY

To build a better America, ensure everyone who needs health care can get it | Opinion

BY: - March 15, 2022

Americans should have access to the care they need no matter where they live, what they look like or how much they make.

COMMENTARY

Playing the pandemic inflation blame-game: Healthcare edition | Ray Landis

BY: - January 30, 2022

Why do prescription drug prices increase so much? Because they can. And there are no rules to stop it

COMMENTARY

With Medicare open enrollment ending this week, important things to keep in mind | Ray E. Landis

BY: - December 5, 2021

It's important for consumers to make the right choice. The government isn't helping

COMMENTARY

Report: Pandemic exposed deep disparities in health coverage for Pa. kids | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 5, 2021

While threats to safety net programs existed before the pandemic, newly released data shows the pandemic's 'disproportional impacts ... by race and ethnicity on Pennsylvania households with children'

COMMENTARY

Pa. House, Senate need to work together to rein prescription drug prices | Opinion

BY: - October 8, 2021

One in every two Pennsylvanians cannot afford the medications they need to manage their health.

COMMENTARY

It’s long past time we stopped treating healthcare like a privilege | Opinion

BY: - August 29, 2021

It’s time to give Pennsylvanians much-needed relief -- it’s not only smart policy, it’s the right thing to do. 

COMMENTARY

Black Americans are more likely to be harmed by high drug prices. How one Pa. lawmaker is trying to help | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 13, 2021

Nearly 30 percent of people who take prescription medications struggle to afford them. The burden is disproportionately borne by Black Americans, a new report concludes.

COMMENTARY

Medicare is headed for a crisis. We’re not ready – but there’s still time | Ray E. Landis

BY: - July 13, 2021

It is past time to shore up Medicare’s finances and reverse the drift toward its privatization.

COMMENTARY

Pa. residents will see expanded healthcare through the American Rescue Plan. Here’s how | Opinion

BY: - March 23, 2021

The COVID stimulus bill represents the boldest expansion of health care in a decade that will lower health care costs and expand access to coverage.