Rabhi Proposes Public Health Care Plan to Cover All Michiganders

MiCare plan would provide comprehensive care, cut out insurance profiteers LANSING — State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) today announced House Bill 5966, a universal single-payer plan to provide comprehensive health coverage to every resident of Michigan. MiCare would be publicly administered, cutting out the profit motive and removing costly bureaucracy designed to deny care. Rabhi was joined at theContinue reading Rabhi Proposes Public Health Care Plan to Cover All Michiganders

Where Do The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand on Medicare For All?

Democratic presidential candidates are laying out plans for universal health-care coverage, with Medicare for All overpowering the conversation. The big picture: All 2020 Democrats said they believe in the concept of universal health care, except they vary on how to get there — and on which plan can be more appealing to achieve nationwide support.Continue reading Where Do The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand on Medicare For All?

Fixing Surprise Medical Bill Problem Shouldn’t Fall To Consumers, Panel Told

Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News One point drew clear agreement Tuesday during a House subcommittee hearing: When it comes to the problem of surprise medical bills, the solution must protect patients — not demand that they be great negotiators. “It is the providers and insurers, not patients, who should bear the burden of settling onContinue reading Fixing Surprise Medical Bill Problem Shouldn’t Fall To Consumers, Panel Told

Jayapal, Dingell and more than 100 Co-Sponsors Introduce Medicare For All Act of 2019

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell, Pramila Jayapal, other members of Congress and advocates introduced the Medicare For All Act of 2019. Today’s healthcare system fails to provide quality, affordable healthcare as a right to all people living in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans are uninsured and at least 40 million more cannotContinue reading Jayapal, Dingell and more than 100 Co-Sponsors Introduce Medicare For All Act of 2019

School Based Health Clinics are underfunded in Michigan

The MichUHCAN Board joined Authority Health in seeking a $25 Million dollar expansion is put in the state budget. The Governor has asked for $11 Million dollars. Healthcare advocates are asked to call/write their state representative and Senator and ask for their support of a $25 Million dollar expansion for School Based Health Clinics. 

We Support The National Nurses March in Washington

Why are they marching on May 12, 2022 in Washington? 1. Fair realistic wages; including no caps.2. Safe Staffing Patient Ratios3. No Violence Against Healthcare Workers4. Changing the Culture of the Biases & Discriminations in the Nursing Profession. Legislation Bills that We Support  H.R. 3165/S.1567Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act ofContinue reading We Support The National Nurses March in Washington