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Guess What? 9.2 Million Americans Already Have Single-Payer Health Care

Posted by Phoenix Woman on June 27, 2009

It’s called TRICARE, and it works just fine.

[CORRECTION: It’s actually 9.2 million Americans, not 42 million. Post fixed!]

Posted in health care, health issues, HHS, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Straight-Up Serious Health Care Wonkery

Posted by Phoenix Woman on March 13, 2008

Ollie Ox over at Bluestem Prairie has been one busy bovine. Ollie’s been following the Mayo health care symposium featuring input from the major presidential campaigns. If you’re hungry to hear about things that will actually affect your lives, go here and dig in.

Posted in Barack Obama, health care, health issues, HHS, Hillary Clinton, infrastructure, John McCain | 2 Comments »

Another One Bites the Dust

Posted by MEC on March 30, 2007

HHS Official Quits

The head of the federal agency responsible for providing women with access to contraceptives and counseling to prevent pregnancy resigned unexpectedly Thursday after Medicaid officials took action against him in Massachusetts.

Just five months ago, Keroack was chosen by President Bush to oversee HHS’ Office of Population Affairs and its $283 million annual budget. The pick angered Planned Parenthood and other abortion rights groups that viewed him as opposed to birth control and comprehensive sex education. Keroack had worked for an organization that opposes contraception.

Dr. Keroack said that his “attorney feels confident that misunderstandings have occurred” and that the “action” will be reversed. Yeah, that’s why he had to quit his job to deal with it, because his attorney his handling the problem.

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