Category Archives: Jill Zorn

Déjà Vu All Over Again

By Jill Zorn | It’s two for the price of one:  a tax “reform” bill and an ACA repeal bill. That’s right.  Gutting the ACA is back.  This time it’s in the form of a repeal of the individual mandate … Continue reading

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Continued Threats to Health Care

By Jill Zorn While Congress is not actively working on overt health care repeal at the moment, major threats to health care programs continue. ACA Sabotage Frequent (private jet) flyer HHS Secretary Tom Price may be gone, but the Trump … Continue reading

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Graham-Cassidy Failed. Now What?

By Jill Zorn This week marked another failure of Congress to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   This time it was the Graham-Cassidy bill that couldn’t find the votes to be passed in the … Continue reading

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Repeal Fever is Back on Capitol Hill and It’s Deadly Serious

By Jill Zorn The Republican majority is feverishly working to pass the Cassidy-Graham bill and take health care away from 32 million people.  They just might succeed. About the Bill Cassidy-Graham uses block grants, beginning in 2020, to kill the … Continue reading

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After the Storms…

By Jill Zorn and Stephanye R. Clarke Texas highways and communities were completely submerged under water. The images from Hurricane Harvey will forever be seared into our memory—the same way many of us continue to be haunted by images of … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part IV

Federal vs State Strategies By Jill Zorn Despite the political challenges, when it comes to universal health care, all policy roads lead to a federal solution. What about the Laboratory of the States? In the United States, the states have … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part III

What Do We Mean When We Say “Single Payer”? By Jill Zorn I probably should have started the Single Payer series with this post.  That’s because “single payer” means different things to different people.   Policy Prescription or Goal?  Goal … Continue reading

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