Amid roiling health care debate, the share of uninsured Americans is growing thumbnail

Amid roiling health care debate, the share of uninsured Americans is growing

Health care is a top 2020 political issue. Democratic candidates are debating whether to build upon the Affordable Care Act, or ‘Obamacare,’ or replace it with Medicare for All. Meanwhile, President Trump wants to dismantle the ACA entirely. As millions of Americans enter the time of year when they choose their health plans, Amna Nawaz…

Obamacare, Medicare for all, and other health care proposals: The winners and losers | LIVE STREAM thumbnail

Obamacare, Medicare for all, and other health care proposals: The winners and losers | LIVE STREAM

Few federal policy areas affect individuals and families as directly as health care, and no sector of the economy spends as much on lobbying Washington as does the health industry. Every policy proposal and resultant change creates winners and losers — among parents, students, the elderly, the young, drug makers, device makers, hospitals, insurers, bureaucrats,…

U.S. Health Care Crisis Has Volunteer Clinics Struggling to Cope | NowThis thumbnail

U.S. Health Care Crisis Has Volunteer Clinics Struggling to Cope | NowThis

Thousands of uninsured Americans have been forced into volunteer clinics for critical medical care. This is our health care system in 2019. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis The current state of health care in…

What the US health care system assumes about you thumbnail

What the US health care system assumes about you

The difficulties low-income patients have when trying to receive healthcare can be easily overlooked. Katz points out the many assumptions healthcare in the United States makes­—that patients can take off of work in the middle of the day to get care, can speak English, are literate, have enough food, have a home with a refrigerator, a bathroom,…

A new vision for health reform | LIVE STREAM thumbnail

A new vision for health reform | LIVE STREAM

National health spending is projected to expand from $3.8 trillion this year to nearly $6 trillion in 2027. An agenda to promote economic growth must include policies to slow health spending while promoting access to affordable, high-quality care. Joseph Antos of AEI and the late Alice Rivlin of the Brookings Institution offer a bipartisan plan…

Castro says Biden 'forgot' what he said on health care. Let's review. thumbnail

Castro says Biden 'forgot' what he said on health care. Let's review.

Julián Castro said Joe Biden forgot his own health care position during the Sept. 12 debate. It turns out on the substance of the question, Castro was wrong. Read more: https://wapo.st/2LschMI. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

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US Healthcare System Explained

Ever wondered how the healthcare system in the USA worked? We explain everything in this video! SUBSCRIBE TO US -► http://bit.ly/TheInfographicsShow ————————————————————————– WEBSITE (SUGGEST A TOPIC): http://theinfographicsshow.com SUPPORT US: Patreon…….► https://www.patreon.com/theinfographicsshow SOCIAL: Twitter……..► https://twitter.com/TheInfoShow Subreddit…► http://reddit.com/r/TheInfographicsShow ————————————————————————– Sources for this episode: https://pastebin.com/1Fitv24v

Health Care in America: Insurance Gaps and Medical Deserts thumbnail

Health Care in America: Insurance Gaps and Medical Deserts

In Trenton, Tenn., and similar rural communities around the U.S., many residents are underinsured or uninsured and struggle with medical costs, often forgoing care. This burdens local hospitals, which in turn close or scale back care, putting patients at risk. Photo: Clara Ritger/The Wall Street Journal Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More…

The real reason American health care is so expensive thumbnail

The real reason American health care is so expensive

Hint: single-payer won’t fix America’s health care spending. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you closer to our work! Learn more at http://bit.ly/video-lab Americans don’t…