Tag Archives: healthcare

Bayside Corners: Contrast and compare the French and U.S. healthcare experience

Bayside Corners: Contrast and compare the French and U.S. healthcare experience

The care was state-of-the-art. There was no process of authorizing and tracking every procedure, lab test and medication. If the doctors felt it necessary, it happened, and it was included in a flat daily rate for the level of care. The fee schedule for the first hospital was one half-page long.

Winchell Dillenbeck: Assemblymember Wood’s political double talk on single-payer

The Guest Opinion piece, “Healthcare reform not advanced by false facts, simplistic solutions,” (Union, Jan. 10) written by Assemblymember Jim Wood is nothing more than political double talk. Surveys show 65 percent of Californians support Single-Payer Health Care. The people are moving towards a Single-Payer Health Care system and it is only a question of

Letters to the Editor Oct. 11, 2017

Kudos to Arcata City Council I wish to recognize and thank Arcata City Council members for voting unanimously to authorize Mayor Ornelas to send a letter of support in concept for SB 562, The Healthy California Act, to the bill’s authors, senators Lara and Atkins (Sept. 20  City Council meeting). Arcata joins other California cities

Supporters speak out for single-payer healthcare

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A well-attended Eureka rally last week in support of a tabled single-payer healthcare bill was part of a coordinated effort to pressure Assemblymember Jim Wood to move the legislation out of suspension. Doctors, nurses, patients and other single payer or government-run healthcare advocates gathered at Wood’s office on

Supes urged to support single payer healthcare

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The state’s single payer health care legislation is stalled at the assembly committee level and numerous county residents have implored the Board of Supervisors to support its re-activation….. You need to be a subscriber to read this article. Subscribe today by clicking here. If you area already a