1. J

    Life under a Biden, socialist controlled Congressional Leadership

    DOMESTIC POLICY Immigration The floodgates will be opened and the poverty stricken, poorly educated, low and unskilled populations of other countries, especially from Central and South America, will pour into the United States and burden American taxpayers, their schools, emergency rooms, etc...
  2. P@triot

    You get what you pay for

    There is a reason U.S. is the best in the world. American Health Care Costs a Lot, but Delivers Results
  3. Robert Urbanek

    Government mandates waste in healthcare system

    I have personally witnessed government regulations that encourage waste in the healthcare system. I had a very ill friend on Medicare and Tricare. When she was discharged from a physical rehabilitation center, they gave her a free wheelchair. I asked, instead, for a free transport chair, which...
  4. D

    Why I think there is a deep-state conspiracy to demonize single-payer healthcare

    What if everything you thought about single payer was wrong? What if the reason we don't have it and there's so much opposition to it is not because of the greed of the insurance companies, corruption, or the influence of private interests at all? This is what most progressives believe is...
  5. deanrd

    Trump suing to end protections for pre-existing conditions

    Trump’s Talk On Preexisting Conditions Doesn’t Match His Administration’s Actions “We will always protect patients with preexisting conditions, very importantly.” President Donald Trump on May 9, 2019 in comments delivered during a White House event on surprise medical bills Don’t believe...
  6. deanrd

    I’m sure everyone has seen that Trump is getting back into healthcare promises before the election.

    What are you thinking about that? Does anybody believe Republicans have a healthcare plan for the majority of Americans? What would that plan look like? And who are those people Republicans feel shouldn’t be bothered with having health care.
  7. deanrd

    Four of the 10 largest American companies are healthcare??????

    UnitedHealth Group McKesson CVS Health AmerisourceBergen These companies are either healthcare or healthcare/pharmaceutical. Pharmaceutical I understand because they make drugs and sell them at prices way too high. And Republicans like to keep HMOs and other healthcare organizations in the...
  8. deanrd

    What is the biggest story of this week?

    What is the biggest story of this week? The trade war with China? The missile test in North Korea? Russian troops in Venezuela? Trump and his 10 felonies from the Mueller report? The constitutional crisis between the executive branch and congressional oversight as outlined in the...
  9. deanrd

    What are Trump’s biggest and most damaging broken campaign promises?

    What are Trump’s biggest and most damaging broken campaign promises? I can think of three. He said he was going to replace healthcare with something better and that was a lie. He said he was going to wipe out the deficit, and that was a lie. He said he was going to make Mexico pay for...
  10. deanrd

    So how would Republicans decide who lives and who dies?

    I keep seeing Republicans saying we can't afford healthcare for everyone. And we know emergency room care will bankrupt us. So who lives and who dies? And how do Republicans decide? A lottery? How?
  11. deanrd

    Not a single thread on the BENEFITS of having massive healthcare companies.

    Here is how much 17 healthcare CEOs received in compensation during fiscal year 2017, according to Equilar. 6. Ian Read (Pfizer) — $26.17 million 9. Michael F. Neidorff (Centene) — $25.26 million 10. Alex Gorsky (Johnson & Johnson) — $22.84 million 20. Joseph M. Zubretsky (Molina Healthcare) —...
  12. deanrd

    GOP Success: First time in TEN YEARS the number of uninsured children grows! Good job GOP!

    Under Trump, the number of uninsured kids is suddenly rising Finally, something Republicans desperately wanted and they can take credit for.
  13. deanrd

    Elections over: Republicans can finally stop pretending they care about Healthcare.

    20 states can still lose their protections for pre existing conditions because of the lawsuit Republicans have going to end Obamacare and the protections, including protecting those with pre existing conditions. Now that the elections are over it's clear America wasn't fooled. Everyone knows...
  14. deanrd

    harmonica said: FK POOR children! IT'S parents' responsibility TO PROVIDE LUNCH--not you or me!

    Because Black People don't know how to follow instructions. no one is taking healthcare away this is the same shit like ''Trump is hitler'' END OF THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!'' FK the POOR children! IT'S THE PARENTS' RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE THEIR LUNCH--not...
  15. deanrd

    Republicans demanding protection for pre-existing conditions. Do you believe this sh!t?

    Republicans demanding protection for pre-existing conditions. Do you believe this sh!t? So I’m watching them on TV showing commercials with people like Ted Cruz demanding that pre-existing conditions are protected and that it’s Democrats who don’t want to protect pre-existing conditions. Are...
  16. deanrd

    Healthcare for all would cost $32 TRILLION over 10 years.

    So I can’t put a link on this because I was just watching this on TV during a panel discussion. So what they said was that 32 trillion sounds like a lot unless you look at the big picture. If you take all the money spent now to insurance companies and take the money that is used for eyeglasses...
  17. deanrd

    Do Republicans have it right? Get rid of pre-existing condition protections on healthcare?

    Mapping Pre-existing Conditions across the U.S. Trump lies about protections for those with pre-existing conditions Trump Misleads on Preexisting Conditions - New plans in Iowa don't offer pre-existing condition protections The Des Moines Register reported that the Farm Bureau...
  18. S

    Universal healthcare is the price for retaining no considerations for previous conditions

    Universal healthcare is the price for retaining no considerations for previous conditions. The cost of medical insurance is the cost of medical products, (i.e. goods and services) including the costs of medical insurance. Obviously, medical insurance costs more if all other medical goods and...
  19. deanrd

    Women are the majority of the nation. And they are starting to flex their political muscle.

    Women are the majority of the population of the country. Clearly, they are flexing that political muscle with the record number of women running for office. Women don't have the same policies as Republican men. Women want children to have healthcare. Women believe their bodies shouldn't be...
  20. deanrd

    Is Donald Trump the world's biggest "Credit Snatcher"?

    I'm looking at the economy and the things Trump has said and what Obama has said. Some things we know. There were and average of 203,000 jobs created a month under Obama and an average of 188,000 jobs created under Trump. Corporations, who were already making record profits under Obama were...
  21. deanrd

    Are you glad Trump's followers will get whacked bigly next year on healthcare?

    Healthcare Reform News Updates n a statement, Baldwin called the plans “junk insurance” and said that they “could increase costs and reduce access to quality coverage for millions, force premium increases on older Americans, and harm people with pre-existing conditions.” The number of...
  22. N

    Changes to Medicare

    One of the ways the government proposes to deal with the budget deficit and spending on health care is to raise the age of eligibility for Medicare. Currently the age in which a person becomes eligible for Medicare is sixty-five. With this proposed health option, The eligibility age for Medicare...
  23. deanrd

    What Democrats will run on.

    Ah, where to begin: Economy: the White House has released it's own estimation of new massive debt because of Trump's tax cuts for the rich. Add in the tariffs and what you have are the super rich getting super, super rich and Trump's base suffering. And Trump's "fix" is more massive cuts for...
  24. S

    Individuals’ Catastrophic Medical costs.

    I originally posted this topic last year within a different group. The link from which I quote is from a NY Times article dated July 3, 2018 and was linked the next day within an MSN web site. The article's title is entitled “Obamacare Is Proving Hard to Kill”, by Reed Abelson. Respectfully...
  25. deanrd

    Since Trump became president, what's the GOP's top five pieces of legislation?

    America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans Since Trump took office, Republicans have proposed legislation to destroy unions, the healthcare system, the education system and the Environmental Protection Agency; to defund the reproductive health charity Planned...
  26. deanrd

    MTP -- Pennsylvania: Story of Red and Blue Counties only 70 miles apart.

    So I was watching Meet the Press and they were showing the differences in two counties only 70 miles apart in Pennsylvania: Change in earnings 2005 to 2016 Chester........................Schuylkill $7,722..........................$4,140 Full Time job...
  27. deanrd

    Trump is bringing back conservative "values"

    So there are two competing events going on tonight. There is the Washington Press event which raises money for education. There is the Trump "suck my dik" party in Michigan with white Trump sycophants. So the camera has been alternating between the Red Carpet and the Sycophants. So Trump...
  28. P@triot

    Come on progressives - tell us again how it is so “great”

    It has a failure rate of 100% world wide. It has never succeeded anywhere and it never will. The only people who want something this stupid are the parasites desperate to mooch off of it. Educated, informed people want no part of it. Yes my’re healthcare system is “sick and dying”...
  29. NorFoster

    Celgene's (CELG) future seems to be a big question mark

    Celgene earnings details. A cut in the outlook, especially it's long-term targets, is not an encouraging one. Also, a decrease in pharma company's R&D expenses is not a good sign.
  30. J

    Danaher's transformation into a healthcare co. pays off

    Danaher has successfully transformed itself into a healthcare company with broader presence in the healthcare and dental markets. With its aggressive acquisition strategy being a strong profit churner, the company saw half of its revenue growth in its recent quarter coming from the acquisitions...

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