“Dear Doctor – Would You Take a Paycut?” Part 3 of What You Need to Know about Paying for Healthcare

A Flagstaff physician answers questions from a viewer of her first videos on universal, single-payor healthcare:   The Arizona Democratic Party supports single-payer healthcare.

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“I Don’t Want to Pay for Someone Else’s Healthcare!” – Part 2 of What You Need to Know About Paying for Healthcare

A Flagstaff physician explains: The Arizona Democratic Party supports single-payer health insurance for all.

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What You Need to Know About Paying for Healthcare — Part 1

A Flagstaff physician explains why we need universal single-payor healthcare.

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Take Action: Stop the Republican Health Care Bill in Its Tracks

The Republican’s Senate Bill came out of hiding on June 22 and it’s just as “mean” as the House Bill. Read the details here.  Disabled protesters were dragged from Mitch McConnell’s office immediately after the announcement. The Arizona Democratic Party and Obama for America are calling for a demonstration at Senator Flake’s Phoenix office on […]

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The Horror Show That Is the Republican Health Care Plan

The Senate bill came out of hiding on Thursday, promising big gifts to the rich: It would cut taxes on investment income (retroactively), wages above $200,000, medical devices, prescription drugs and indoor tanning. It also eliminates penalties for large employers’ failure to provide employees with health insurance and, though a minor amount of money in […]

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What’s in the Senate Obamacare replacement bill.

Mitch McConnell is more clever than Paul Ryan — that makes his bill more dangerous. He slow walks the cuts to healthcare subsidies and Medicaid so that their impact won’t hit until after the next election, yet budget rules allow him to grab the funds from those cuts for tax cuts for the rich now. […]

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Red Alert: Protect Our Health Care

Earlier this week, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared a “red alert” on health care. He said we are not doing enough. The phones are silent in Congress, he said. This allows the Republicans, led by Mitch McConnell, to keep drafting their revisions to the “mean” House bill (to quote Trump) outside public view. Their […]

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Action Alert: Demand “Regular Order” on Healthcare Bill

While DC and the world were distracted by James Comey this week, Republicans in the Senate pushed ahead with their closed-door drafting of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. On Friday, Senator Claire McCaskill reacted during a heated exchange with Senator Hatch in the Senate Finance Committee.  We’re asking you to join Senator McCaskill […]

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Congress Reconvenes: Healthcare and Budget Issues at Top of Agenda — Here’s What You Need to Know

Congress reconvenes this week after a two-week recess. Comey testifies on Thursday — that’s important. But we can walk and chew gum at the same time, right? Maybe the Republicans can’t. So far, they haven’t shown much capacity for governing. The Republicans need to pass a health care bill which cuts billions from healthcare spending in […]

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ACA a Proven Life Saver

There’s good news about improvements in our health care system, thanks to the Affordable Care Act (click on the links for source info): o    We’re diagnosing cancer earlier, meaning more lives will be saved. o    Low-income patients have increased access to better and more affordable health insurance. o    Medicaid expansion states have seen plummeting rates of uninsured residents as far more people gain access […]

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