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Nurses: Hospital Price Gouging Driving Up Healthcare Costs, Self-Rationing, Medical Bankruptcies

Skyrocketing hospital charges have become a major factor in driving up overall healthcare costs, and exaggerating a healthcare crisis nationally as increasing numbers of Americans are priced out of access to needed medical care or pushed into financial ruin or bankruptcy, say nurses. —National Nurses United / IHSP, 05/15/13 


Research by the Institute for Health & Socio-Economic Policy (IHSP)

California Non-Profit Hospitals Save Billions While Providing Little Charity Care
Private, not-for-profit hospitals, which dominate the California hospital landscape, rack up tax exemption benefits of close to $2 billion a year beyond what they return to communities in charity care, according to a new report released today. —IHSP: Institute for Health & Socio-Economic Policy, 08/15/12 More »

pdf Benefiting from Charity Care: California Not-for-Profit Hospitals (August 2012)

Medicare for All (Single Payer) Reform Would Be Major Stimulus for Economy with 2.6 Million New Jobs, $317 Billion in Business Revenue, $100 Billion in Wages. The number of jobs created by a single payer system, expanding and upgrading Medicare to cover everyone, parallels almost exactly the total job loss in 2008, according to the findings of this groundbreaking study:

pdf U.S. Healthcare in a Glance - Jan. 28, 2011

pdf Single-Payer/Medicare for All. An Economic Stimulus Plan for the Nation

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