If insurers let their health plan members off the hook for out-of-pocket expenses related to treatment, their shareholders and Wall Street financial analysts would be apoplectic.
But when a crisis like this erupts, they get scared. Why? Because folks like you will see what these insurance companies really do and donâ€™t cover.
The strategy of moving Americans into high deductible plans has paid off beautifully for shareholders and top executives
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Sekia Royall agreed to organize a workersâ€™ committee in support of Medicare for All after she realized that guaranteed health care would allow her to focus on her dream job.
SWA members believe they can overcome their well-heeled opposition by mobilizing enough workers.
With this crisis coming up and really hitting us front-on, we were talking about why there needs to be much better coordination in the healthcare system, that the system is run for profit, and that it just doesnâ€™t make any sense.
A functioning system, she continued, would have seen use of the Defense Production Act to manufacture necessary equipment already.
Itâ€™s been stunning to see how little our hospital administrators have any idea about what makes sense and what doesnâ€™t make senseâ€”basics about infection control.