Category Archives: Jill Zorn

ACA Repeal is a Runaway Train

By Jill Zorn ACA Repeal is a runaway train hurtling down the track.  Congressional leaders and President Trump are determined that it will not be derailed. Up to a few days ago, we didn’t see it coming.  Just two weeks … Continue reading

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Another Victory for Connecticut Consumers: Anthem-Cigna Merger Blocked

by Jill Zorn In a victory for Connecticut consumers, the proposed Anthem-Cigna mega-merger has been blocked by U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson Berman.  This decision follows by just a few weeks the ruling of another federal judge to block the … Continue reading

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Trumpcare: “If You Break It, You Own It.”

By Jill Zorn Last week Republicans headed to a meeting in Philadelphia, aiming to reach agreement on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but it seems they left Philadelphia without any clear consensus on how … Continue reading

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Marching Together for Change

By Jill Zorn I was fortunate enough to attend the Women’s March on Washington, where 500,000 people gathered peacefully to, “create change from the grassroots level up.” Numbers The mission statement of the March included this phrase, highlighting the importance … Continue reading

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Improved Medicare for All

By Jill Zorn I attended the National Single-Payer-Strategy Conference in New York City this past weekend. With the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid and even Medicare under threat by incoming President Trump and the Congress, single-payer advocates are more energized … Continue reading

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Big Pharma “Getting Away with Murder”

By Jill Zorn Wednesday evening while the Senate started down the unconscionable road of repealing the Affordable Care Act, Bernie Sanders took to the floor to talk about a completely different topic:  that prescription drug prices are getting higher and … Continue reading

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#WeWontGoBack

By Jill Zorn The health care progress women have made since the 1960s is under threat from Congress and the incoming Trump administration. Here are a few examples of what is at stake, if the effort to repeal the Affordable … Continue reading

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