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Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here.   This Week In Tarbell What role does private insurance have in a true single-payer or Medicare For All scenario? In his new column on Tarbell, UC-San Francisco health policy professor emeritus James G. Kahn argues that it would...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here.   This Week In Tarbell "Keep what's working" has been the key rallying cry that keeps Democrats from embracing Medicare For All, implying that some Americans still love their private insurance and would not want to end it with...
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Under the Influence is Tarbell's weekly roundup of stories and ideas related to how special interests operate in America. Not signed up for the newsletter? Click the link inside!
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Tarbell founder Wendell Potter is returning this weekend to the Remote Area Medical dental clinic in Smyth County, Virginia. This time, he's meeting a French documentary team seeking to learn firsthand why Americans...
  Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. this week in Tarbell Big Pharma has been the big topic in the news this week, as multiple companies face the music for their roles in the death and addiction resulting from fierce marketing of opioid pain killers....
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week In Tarbell “Even if there were a Democratic president — frankly even if there were a Democratic Senate and a Democratic House — I don’t think the Sanders version of ‘Medicare for All’ is going...
This week in tarbell Before he left his post as Iowa's Governor to become U.S. ambassador to China, Terry Branstad pushed the state to privatize Medicaid, claiming that outsourcing the public health care for low income and disabled Iowans would save the state and taxpayers money. Yet so far, the program...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Forging Connections: In its quest to push the Democratic party away from Medicare for All, the shady dark money group, the Partnership for America's Health Care Future, is hiring the same consultants that work for...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here.   This Week In Tarbell Just as this week's Democratic Debates started, Sen. Kamala Harris launched her health care reform proposal, where she would allow private companies to offer Medicare plans, just like Medicare Advantage, with supposed "strict controls."...
  Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. this week in Tarbell Appalachian health care systems certainly struggle with bloated costs, but would that justify cutting off patients' ability to access to intensive medical services? Retired physician Dr. Raymond Feierabend considers the question, and who should...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Happy holidays! Nothing new this week! But we are getting toward the end of our fundraising drive, where all donations are doubled by the generous team at NewsMatch. If you're looking for better coverage of policy,...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell After years of shying away from confrontation with pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers, Congress could be gearing up to fight for lower drug prices. Tarbell columnist Trudy Lieberman writes in her latest column about the...
Under the Influence is Tarbell's weekly roundup of stories and ideas on how special interests influence America.
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week In Tarbell Nothing to report now, but we're launching a new series, "The Cost of Doing Business", very soon! notable reporting and Solutions Faith-based organizations have embarked on a coordinated campaign to allow adoption centers to discriminate on...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week In Tarbell The same 20 Big Health companies that unloaded whopping 2018 congressional contributions are already playing a big role in the 2020 fundraising campaigns. Tarbell analyzed where UnitedHealth, Eli Lilly and other big investors...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week In Tarbell Pharmaceutical manufacturers Amgen and Astellas were caught by the Federal Trade Commission for using their so-called charitable assistance to score kickbacks out of the Medicare system. The companies were fined millions of dollars, but...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This week in Tarbell Medicare for Whom? Medicare sales pitches ramp up this time of year. This week, Trudy Lieberman reminds us that Congress and the health industry are trying to shoulder minimal amounts of the cost through...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. Notable Investigations and Solutions Facebook is torn: Since the corporation gave its full-throated endorsement of Hillary Clinton in 2016, Facebook's relationship with Democrats has soured, particularly among 2020 candidates. Now they're moving into the presidential election in an...