posts tagged obamacare

10/17/17 // Women, Trans and Nonbinary folks say: Me Too

Morning John on Trump’s executive order attacking healthcare subsidies, Mayim Bialik writes a victim-blaming New York Times op-ed, women, trans, and nonbinary people post “me too” on social… | listen

9/25/17 // Listener Mail Catch Up

John is in the studio to talk Tom Price and his private planes, Success Academy claims that it’s not subject to Freedom of Information Law requests, and catching up on a whole lot of listener… | listen

9/22/17 // It’s JAMJAM Fridays and We’re Spending the Whole Show on Healthcare.

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and we’re spending the whole show on healthcare. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter | listen

8/10/17 // Lilo Stainton on Healthcare

Lilo Stainton joins the show to discuss the GOP's failure to repeal Obamacare, the possibility of bipartisan cooperation, increased public interest in healthcare, and more. | listen

8/1/17 // After a Hospital Stay, a Deep Dive on Healthcare

John is in the studio, and we catch up on the healthcare vote.   Public Option Photo by Nanci Pelosi courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | listen

7/25/17 // Senate Moves Forward With ACA Repeal

The future of the ACA is left in doubt with the Senate's vote. | read

7/19/17 // Temporary Victory

Morning John on the tentative death of the Senate healthcare bill, school based health clinics face budget cuts in New York City, and catching up on listener mail. Mitch McConnell Photo by Gage… | listen

5/11/17 // John Knefel // GOP Health Bill Is A Tax Cut

John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- offers his take on the most recent version of the GOP’s health care bill, meant to… | watch

3/30/17 // Molly Knefel // Trumpcare Dies On The Table

Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- discusses the demise of the Affordable Health Care Act, the alternative to… | watch

3/20/17 // Lilo Stainton on NJ Healthcare

Healthcare reporter Lilo Stainton of NJ Spotlight joins the program to discuss New Jersey's high rankings on the Commonwealth Fund's Healthcare Scorecards, how the state's wealth factors in, and what the potential replacement of Obamacare could change. | listen

3/13/17 // Dr. Steve Billet on Healthcare, Etc.

Dr. Steve Billet is back, this time to discuss issues with the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act and the lack of self examination on the part of Democrats. | listen

3/8/17 // GOP’s awful health insurance plan

The House GOP releases its repeal and replace plan, and Trump rolls out his new Muslim ban. Photo credit: By United States Congress - U.S. Government Printing Office, Public Domain | listen

1/13/17 // Trump’s Awful Press Conference

Trump doesn't even pretend to avoid conflicts of interest as president, the Senate paves the way to dismantle the ACA, and the terrifying implications of Trump saying "I won." | listen

12/16/16 // Melissa Gira Grant on Women Profiled by the NYPD

Melissa Gira Grant on the anti-loitering law that police use to profile and arrest marginalized women in NYC, Republicans want to repeal and delay the ACA, and listener mail. Photo credit: Melissa… | listen

11/30/16 // War On Obamacare

Checking in on Standing Rock, Trump picks Tom Price for HHS, Trump's latest tweet storm, and checking in on David Clarke, Trump's possible pick for DHS. | listen

6/9/16 // Three Major Improvements Made In Healthcare

Often called Obamacare, has reversed what had been a downward spiral in which health care was becoming more costly and less available to many Americans | listen

6/9/16 // Affordable Week

We will be investigating into the political complexity and myths of the Affordable Care Act, as well as learn about a third party candidate and the pricy game of running for US presidency. | listen

6/8/16 // American Healthcare Was On A Downward Spiral

Sommers is a health economist with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a primary care physician with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. | listen

6/7/16 // How Millennials Can Benefit from Obamacare

Population-level surveys from the federal government and private foundations show that the ability for Americans to get care they need and pay their medical bills has improved significantly. | listen

6/6/16 // How Affordable is the Affordable Care Act?

A survey, which involved more than half a million U.S. adults, found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has reversed a downward spiral in which health care was becoming more costly and less available to Americans. | listen

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