F. Douglas Stephenson,LCSW,LMFT,BCD Archive
The Republican Party’s backlash against the federal government envisions a return to an earlier, supposedly golden era in American history.
In an age when we are supposed to be a society that cares enough to see that all of us receive the health care that we need, we still have among us those who insist that people with …
Considered a serious danger to the wealth of private corporations and individuals, the highly class-conscious corporate-run, profiteering U.S. business community seeks to contain and reduce the political power of the 99%.
In the current Affordable Care Act debate, the mainstream media has ignored a solution standing in plain sight. It is a more efficient and affordable system for universal coverage in the public interest: single-payer national health insurance.
Universal Medicare for All is a concept that a majority of Americans actually support . Of the 25 wealthiest nations in the world, the United States is the only one that doesn’t have it.
Profiteering private prison corporations are cashing in on the misery and desperation of U.S. citizens as many county jail and state prison systems privatize throughout the nation. Next to private health insurance corporations, there is no greater disconnect between the …
Using manufactured scare tactics, the U.S. health insurance industry successfully lobbied Congress to enact a requirement that most non-elderly Americans become compulsory customers of the insurance industry and approve taxpayer financing of massive subsidies for the private insurance industry.
Like many other states, Florida has shifted the administration of its Medicaid into a managed care program administered by the private insurance industry.
Mylan Pharmaceuticals has been price gouging its life-saving injectable epinephrine — EpiPen — by charging $300 for a product that costs less than $10 to make.
Gov. Rick Scott should expect more confrontations like the recent one in a Gainesville Starbucks because he continues to lead this state in its rush to abandon health-care services for poor citizens.