The Washington Post Reveals Cracks in Healthcare

Thom plus logo The sales pitch by so-called "moderate Democrats" and Republicans who take money from the insurance companies is that people "don't want to get kicked off their existing employer-provided health insurance plans." But workers don't make the choice of plans, their employers do. For example, the Washington Post this week announced that they're shifting their employees to a high deductible plan. The employees have no say in this, and their healthcare expenses will now go up. The simple reality is that people who oppose Medicare for all single payer plans are really saying, "I want your employer, not you, to be able to continue to decide how much you're going to have to pay for your healthcare and what quality of healthcare you're going to get." And that's assuming your employer even offers you healthcare!

-Thom

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Hephaestus's picture
Hephaestus 32 weeks 15 hours ago
#1

It is very hard to imagine why the largest economy on the planet chooses to deprive its population of healthcare in preference to greed!

Willie W's picture
Willie W 32 weeks 3 hours ago
#2

For profit health care. Unlike the parents of college students being prosecuted, corporations can buy favors to enhance their bottom line with impunity.

Worn out door knobs's picture
Worn out door knobs 31 weeks 6 days ago
#3

My Healthcare is negotied by our union. I love my health care.

Hephaestus's picture
Hephaestus 30 weeks 5 days ago
#4

Your way off subject

What will happen when you have no job???

Jason96's picture
Jason96 17 weeks 2 days ago
#5

The sales pitch by so-called “moderate Democrats“ and Republicans who take money from the insurance companies is that people “don’t want to get kicked off their existing employer-provided health insurance plans.“ But workers don’t make the choice of plans, their employers do. For example, the Washington Post this week announced that they’re shifting their employees to a high deductible plan. The employees have no say in this, and their healthcare expenses will now go up. The simple reality is that people who oppose Medicare for all single payer plans are really saying, “I want your employer, not you, to be able to continue to decide how much you’re going to have to pay for your healthcare and what quality of healthcare you’re going to get.“ And that’s assuming your employer even offers you healthcare! https://www.topshadesailsgoldcoast.com/about/

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