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3/17/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Play a Video Game, Win Universal Health Care Play the online shooter game, Nurse Avenger, and help build support for universal health care.     California Health Plan Half of every dollar spent on health care is wasted on administration, insurance company profits, and overpriced pharmaceuticals. Only by insuring everyone in a new...
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1/1/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Health insurance premiums are increasing 250% faster than hospital and doctor fees and patients are not getting the care they need when they need it. HMO, PPO, and health insurance overhead costs have become the fastest growing health care costs ¿ increasing more each year than even the price of prescription drugs. Watch the Pig People From...
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1/1/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Read the transcript of the program. View a resource page on the NOW website complete with a photo essay, "Barely Covered," and an analysis of S. 1955. Read More About Junk Health Insurance on FTCR's S. 1955 Resource Page Having trouble viewing the video? Try another format. Real Player: Low High Windows Media Player: LowHigh Quicktime: Low High
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1/1/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Which would you prefer — the current health insurance system in the United States, in which most people get their health insurance from private employers, but some people have no insurance, or a universal health insurance program, in which everyone is covered under a program like Medicare that is run by the government and financed by...
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1/1/2006
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Proposal: Senate Bill 840 (Senator Sheila Kuehl) Status: Pending in California Legislature Watch a Television Show on SB 840 The California Health Insurance Reliability Act, (CHIRA), would provide fiscally sound, affordable health insurance coverage to all Californians and allow every Californian to choose his or her own physician and control...