healthcare-reform

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.

COMMENTARY

Long live Obamacare. Now it’s NoMalarkeyCare | Dick Polman

BY: - March 22, 2021

Not only did Obamacare survive the Mar-a-Lago loser – and 10 years of attempted Republican sabotage – but today it’s more alive than ever.

COMMENTARY

Medical Errors: A cause of death that needs more attention | Opinion

BY: - March 14, 2021

The concepts of improvement and prevention, especially against the leading causes of death, are a focus of Patient Safety Awareness Week which is March 14-20. 

COMMENTARY

7 things that President-elect Biden can achieve on health care | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has plenty of work ahead of him; reining in the out-of-control pandemic tops the list, and beyond that, there are significant challenges on health care in general.

COMMENTARY

Why unions need the Affordable Care Act | Opinion

BY: - November 15, 2020

Unions cannot stand idly by and watch as others try to rip health insurance away from our members and the people and communities they serve.

The U.S. Supreme Court could strike down the Affordable Care Act. Here’s what’s at stake

BY: - November 10, 2020

The fate of the sweeping 2010 health care law known as Obamacare is again in limbo, with the Supreme Court hearing arguments Tuesday over whether that statute should be overturned.

COMMENTARY

Pa. is in the middle of a 2020 ‘litigation arms race’ that’s only going to escalate | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 26, 2020

Eight days out, expect the blizzard of lawsuits to continue well past Election Day with swing states like Pa. playing a starring role.

Pa.’s Casey: Affordable Care Act in ‘grave danger’ if Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court 

BY: - October 7, 2020

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., , raised alarms Wednesday about the possibility of the Affordable Care Act being overturned if a conservative U.S. Supreme Court justice is confirmed in the next few weeks.