Trudy Lieberman, a regular Nation contributor, directs the health and medicine reporting program at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism. She also covers health reform for the Columbia Journalism Review's cjr.org.
Humana and other insurance industry giants have been fomenting a scare campaign among seniors to keep the industry's wasteful taxpayer subsidy going.
The Obama administration is focused on cutting healthcare costs, but that may be easier said than done.
He calls for universal coverage--but that's hard to get if insurance companies run the show.
Signs of trouble no matter who is elected President.
Bush has turned renewal of a successful child health insurance program from a no-brainer to a battle on the future of healthcare.
Will an upcoming vote in Congress signal the end of Medicare?
THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
If it becomes a national model, a new, highly touted health insurance
law in Massachusetts would make American healthcare, already on life
support, take a turn for the worse.
PLAN D--D FOR DISGUSTED