healthcare reform

Clean house from president down

Re: Healthcare reform When you dumped the government option you effectively screwed the American public and fattened the pockets of the insurance companies. Rates have gone up, an ...

Reform vote took courage

I was once the victim of denial of health insurance coverage by the big companies. The stress of being without health insurance can be as bad as any sickness. We’ve got to hand ...

Health-care reform's impact on county clinics unknown

Foresthill resident Mark Shuger, 44, lost his insurance when his employer made cutbacks, then he lost his job. He’s one of the 17.1 million adults who may gain coverage under th ...

Healthcare debate rages after historic reform bill passes

Historic legislation adding tens of millions of Americans to health-care coverage may have passed the Democratic-controlled Congress. But it’s still a tough sell with many Ameri ...

Healthcare reform a high priority

I am writing to urge support for a public plan component in the health reform package that is now being debated in Congress. While I strongly believe a single payer system is nec ...