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Wed July 08, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Walmart just announced it's getting into health insurance. You will never see an orderly waiting room or non-mouthbreathing nurse again
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
In which the UK government announces bold plans to charge NHS employees for parking while at work
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Mon July 06, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
If FEMA refuses to send coronavirus tests to a major hotspot, does COVID-19 still make a sound?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Generational inequality is a sobering reality
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Fri July 03, 2020
(Grub Street)
 
 
 
You should tip at least 50% if you go to a restaurant or get takeout
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Thu July 02, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Lots of people said it couldn't be done, folks. That we had no chance. But we did it. We did it with Trump. WE HIT 50,000 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES IN A SINGLE DAY. Woooooo-hooooo. USA USA USA USA
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Lots of people said it couldn't be done, folks. That we had no chance. But we did it. We did it with Trump. WE HIT 50,000 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES IN A SINGLE DAY. Woooooo-hooooo. USA USA USA USA
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Wed July 01, 2020
(WXYZ Detroit)
 
 
 
Kiss My Bezos; Detroit Amazon delivery driver quits midshift via Twitter rant on Uber ride home, informing interested parties where to score a half-full truck with keys in the ignition
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Tue June 30, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Unemployment makes it very clear that universal health care would be a benefit to all
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Unemployment makes it very clear that universal health care would be a benefit to all
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Mon June 29, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Oklahoma voters who brave the pandemic and go to the polls tomorrow will get to decide if giving free healthcare to 200,000 of their fellow citizens, roughly 1/3 of the state's population, sounds like a good idea or not
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Fri June 26, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Trump: "I will protect preexisting conditions." Also Trump: "Hey, SCOTUS. Can you help me get rid of these preexisting conditions protections? Thanks"
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Thu June 25, 2020
(Thread Reader)
 
 
 
You know things have gotten bad when the people who poured millions of dollars into lying about government-run health care actually admit they made a mistake
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Not news: Health insurer kicks back premium cash. Fark: to the insured
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"I keep falling asleep during sex, and I think it's bothering my boyfriend. Any tips on how I can stay awake?"
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Wed June 24, 2020
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Trump's White House wins ruling on health care, and surprisingly it's not a plan to grind up newborn babies to power Kellyanne Conway's soul for another week, it's actually . . . huh, it's actually a good thing? Is that possible?
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Tue June 23, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
"I just spoke with the president," Kayleigh McEnany said, "and he said we are not looking at lifting the national emergency declarations." Which means, of course, that Trump is absolutely cancelling the national emergency declarations
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Mon June 22, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
HHS hires McKinsey to audit the almost $200 billion in emergency relief funds given to hospitals in the pandemic relief bill. By a shocking coincidence many of those hospitals have highly lucrative contracts with...yep. Mckinsey
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Fri June 19, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Insurance companies are starting to question why they should be the ones paying for all these coronavirus tests, because of course they are
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Insurance companies are starting to question why they should be the ones paying for all these coronavirus tests, because of course they are
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Wed June 17, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Target confirms its $15/hr wage, offers $200 bonus hazard pay for existing employees, extends pandemic benefits, really hits the bulls-eye
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(ABC 15)
 
 
 
For those Las Vegas casino executives yearning to open up, maybe they should take a look at the ones in Arizona first
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(ABC 15)
 
 
 
For those Las Vegas casino executives yearning to open up, maybe they should take a look at the ones in Arizona first
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Tue June 16, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Most 'rona tests cost around $100. Why did one cost $2,315? "It's not unheard-of that one hospital can charge 100 times the price of another for the same thing"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Providers accused of cheating Medicare get $50bil in HHS aid because that's how it works in Donnieworld. "They're all feeding at the trough. There are so many defrauding the government. And we're making it easier"
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(Eater)
 
 
 
Now in the canned section at Trader Joe's on Capitol Hill in Seattle: Its workers
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Mon June 15, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Taxi driver turns hearse driver as coronavirus deaths spike in India, says you're only as healthy as you feel
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Sat June 13, 2020
(KJZZ Tempe)
 
 
 
♪ You and me, and COVID-19, must live together in perfect harmony. ♪
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Wed June 10, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Nine out of ten Americans say the pandemic can reset 'business as usual' with only one in four saying that the current form of capitalism benefits society, apparently unaware that this isn't even Capitalism's final form
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
UK telehealth provider Babylon inadvertently shares patient garden info
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Tue June 09, 2020
(Wave3 Louisville)
 
 
 
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear does the right thing, announces plans to provide 100% health coverage to the states black residents because of inequalities in health care coverage
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(ABC 15)
 
 
 
And let's see how Arizona's freedom is going... hoo boy
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Variety)
 
 
 
Michele Obama to grads: "Anger is a powerful force, but left on its own it will only corrode and destroy and sow chaos on the inside and out. But when anger is focused, when it's channeled into something more, that is the stuff that changes history"
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Fri June 05, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
"What constitutes a riot is in the eyes of the beholder." How health insurance is trying bone its covered and bleeding members
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Thu June 04, 2020
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
A new study finds political bias skews perceptions of verifiable fact. Feel free to forward this to your aunts and uncles and post on social media
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Thu May 28, 2020
(Denver Channel)
 
 
 
Ten days in the hospital for COVID-19 treatment? That'll be $140,000, even with health insurance
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Wed May 27, 2020
(Chron)
 
 
 
The corona pandemic has made many American expats that moved to third world countries for cheap medical care realize that they live in third world countries with cheap healthcare
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Tue May 26, 2020
(Ladders)
 
 
 
New study finds that if you start to experience the loss of smell it could indicate that you will be getting a more mild case of coronavirus. Hitler's dog relieved
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Mon May 25, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Canadian man decided $34 a month was too much to pay for universal health care, but now believes his having to pay for cancer treatment proves the system is broken
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Fri May 22, 2020
(The New Republic)
 
 
 
The restaurant industry needs to be blown up
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Tue May 19, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
It's Trump's party now, and they'll kill us all if they want to
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(KY3 Springfield)
 
 
 
After 39 years, Missouri GOP finally succeeds in repealing the state's motorcycle helmet law. State-level stupidity trifecta now in play
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Mon May 18, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Covid-19 crisis forcing hospitals to brink of bankruptcy after their private-insurance income has been halted. Hmmmm, private-insurance ...is there a lesson learned here?
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Sun May 17, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Why is a rural West Virginia hospital closing in the midst of a pandemic? Because once a vampire has drained it's host, it discards the now useless husk, and finds new victims
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Fri May 15, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Pandemic coverage on your travel health insurance? Uh-huh. I see. That certainly makes sense. You can't have it. But I can let you have a pizza oven. Just use the standard S stroke 1798 and write in "Pizza" where it says "Aspirin"
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Thu May 14, 2020
(Townhall)
 
 
 
Dispatch from Upsidedown World: "People with pre-existing conditions know it: Donald Trump is the healthcare President" by Natalie Herp. Err.. Harp
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Big health insurance companies a few years ago: Screw this obamacare crap, covering sick people is hurting our profits *Pandemic-larity ensues* Big Insurance now: Save us, Obamacare, you're our only hope
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Wed May 13, 2020
(Austin News KXAN)
 
 
 
Texas decided to open businesses earlier than recommended. Let's see how that's turning out
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Tue May 12, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
House Dems set vote for Friday on $3T wishlist coronavirus relief bill. Sure to go nowhere in the GOP-led Senate, but one can wish
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Mon May 11, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
The worm turns and anger builds in the Midwest
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Sat May 09, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Hospital executives: "Hey front line caregivers, thanks for risking your lives by working during a pandemic but profits are down so we're going to be laying people off. Happy nurses week"
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Hospital executives: "Hey front line caregivers, thanks for risking your lives by working during a pandemic but profits are down so we're going to be laying people off. Happy nurses week"
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Fri May 08, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump sets another employment record. I'm feeling a depression from all this winning
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Of all the types of work you would think would not layoff workers in a pandemic it would be healthcare workers. But doctors, nurses, and support staff are being laid off by the thousands
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Of all the types of work you would think would not layoff workers in a pandemic it would be healthcare workers. But doctors, nurses, and support staff are being laid off by the thousands
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Economists have some bad news for most of the 77% of Americans out of work who think they'll have a job to come back to
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Thu May 07, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
77 percent of laid-off workers enjoy a rich fantasy life
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Wed May 06, 2020
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Project Veritas has PROOF CBS used FAKE footage in their Covid-19 video, study it out people
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Because Republicans rejected Medicaid expansion, tens of thousands of Americans are uninsured during the pandemic
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Tue May 05, 2020
(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
Back off? In his moment of triumph? I think you overestimate your chances, Mr. Barr
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Mon May 04, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
You can thank former President George W. Bush for exposing the current president's greatest failure
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Most health insurers aren't charging patients for coronavirus treatment. OF COURSE there's a catch
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Most health insurers aren't charging patients for coronavirus treatment. OF COURSE there's a catch
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(AOL)
 
 
 
New Wharton Model predicts reopening states will cause over two hundred thousand deaths. Yeah, but the old Wharton Model is still in the White House so what do they know
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(WJHG Panama City Beach)
 
 
 
Trump economy setting employment records not seen in over 80 years
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Sat May 02, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Thanks hero, here's your pink slip. "Across the nation, job losses in the healthcare sector have been second only to those in the restaurant industry"
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Wed April 29, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Pretty soon, not only will you be shackled to your employer for health insurance, your boss will get to make your medical decisions, too
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Tue April 28, 2020
(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Most US hospitals are empty due to restrictions on unnecessary procedures, say they may have to close since they lack patients to overbill
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Robert Reich is a ray of sunshine, isn't he?
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(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
German doctors: Will post n00dz for PPE
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(ABC 15)
 
 
 
Arizona is withholding information on COVID-19 hot spots from the public. Sleep well, desert dwellers
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Sun April 26, 2020
(Sportsnet)
 
 
 
Toronto Canada is getting a professional Ice Hockey team. Woohooo
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Thu April 23, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
The Coronavirus has caused 26 million in the US to lose their jobs and, in many cases their health insurance but it's a pandemic, there's nothing we can do to help that. Look at Europe which has also been hit just as hard...they?..son-of-a-
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Wed April 22, 2020
(Guardian)
 
 
 
A very ugly angle to Gov Kemp's decision to re-open: Kemp is white, the leaders and populations of GA's biggest cities, the places that will be most hurt by this when it backfires, are black and blacks already make up 54% of the CV-19 deaths in GA
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
A very ugly angle to Gov Kemp's decision to re-open: Kemp is white, the leaders and populations of GA's biggest cities, the places that will be most hurt by this when it backfires, are black and blacks already make up 54% of the CV-19 deaths in GA
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Tue April 21, 2020
(NBC 12 Richmond)
 
 
 
"You saved my life, have a sandwich. You saved my life, have a sandwich. You saved my life, have a sandwich. You saved my life. have a sandwich. You saved my life, have a sandwich. You saved my life, have a sandwich." (Repeat 4994 times)
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(WFLA Tampa Bay)
 
 
 
Florida among slowest states to process virus unemployment claims, hopes problem will solve itself
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Mon April 20, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
"An economist for the White House,whose nomination to oversee health insurance floundered in the wake of revelations of his financial ties to UnitedHealth Group, is playing a key role overseeing a $30 billion program administered by UnitedHealth"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
"An economist for the White House,whose nomination to oversee health insurance floundered in the wake of revelations of his financial ties to UnitedHealth Group, is playing a key role overseeing a $30 billion program administered by UnitedHealth"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Bernie continues to be correct
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Bernie continues to be correct
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Fri April 17, 2020
(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Oh, those poor hospitals, losing out on profit from elective surgeries because the health care industry is all about cash
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Study finds 0.7% of patients with Medicare Advantage insurance did not have false diagnoses added to collect more money from the government. Apparently one adjuster is not a team player
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(My Fox 8 Greensboro)
 
 
 
Good insulin news for once: Novo Nordisk will offer insulin free of charge for 90 days to diabetes patients who lost health insurance coverage because they lost their jobs
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(My Fox 8 Greensboro)
 
 
 
Good insulin news for once: Novo Nordisk will offer insulin free of charge for 90 days to diabetes patients who lost health insurance coverage because they lost their jobs
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Thu April 16, 2020
(WSBTV)
 
 
 
It takes a special kind of arsehole to deliberately tamper with PPE orders going to hospitals
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Wed April 15, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
"One of the negatives of living in a rural community is you think it protects you somehow. We get a little bit cavalier, a little lazy about social distancing"
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Barack Obama: Only Joe Biden can save America from the policies implemented by Barack Obama
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(NBC San Diego)
 
 
 
Got a COVID-19 test without insurance? That's a billing
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Tue April 14, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
The six criteria that must be met before Newsom lifts California's stay-at-home order
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(Politico)
 
 
 
The hospital loan program created by the recent bailout bill excluded government-owned hospitals from eligibility for the money. One minor problem: in most of rural America, that's the only kind of hospital that exists
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Sun April 12, 2020
(WTOP)
 
 
 
"Who's going to pay for it?"
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(WTOP)
 
 
 
"Who's going to pay for it?"
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Sat April 11, 2020
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Nebraska gets $300G in federal money for each coronavirus case while New York gets just $12G. Gee... it's almost as if someone in power is playing patronage games with peoples' lives. But no one would be that THAT heartless, right? Right?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Main street is hurting but the 1% have been nicely bailed out already, as intended
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Fri April 10, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Not screwed enough by the recession, Millennials are even more screwed by the coming depression, expect to be blamed for it as well
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Thanks for the repatriation offer America, but I feel safer here. In Beirut
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Somewhere between 12 million and 35 Americans have already lost their health insurance along with their job. Thank goodness there isn't some sudden surge in health emergencies to force them into bankruptcy and homelessness too
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Somewhere between 12 million and 35 Americans have already lost their health insurance along with their job. Thank goodness there isn't some sudden surge in health emergencies to force them into bankruptcy and homelessness too
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Thu April 09, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
America, the only nation to start laying off doctors and nurses during a global pandemic. I wonder why that is, huh, I guess we will never find out. Just one of those things, ya know
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(Vox)
 
 
 
America, the only nation to start laying off doctors and nurses during a global pandemic. I wonder why that is, huh, I guess we will never find out. Just one of those things, ya know
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(Politico)
 
 
 
It's nice to know that Trump's two top healthcare officials, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, and Medicare Administrator Seema Verma aren't letting a little thing like a global pandemic get in the way of their petty personal feud
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Wed April 08, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Is ordering all this takeout food during this coronavirus pandemic supporting restaurants or just endangering their workers?
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Tue April 07, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Eli Lilly is halting its insulin gouging for the duration of the pandemic crisis
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Mon April 06, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Can we avoid another great depression?
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Sun April 05, 2020
(Irish Independent)
 
 
 
While Trump chomps at the bit to play golf, Ireland's Prime Minister takes time away from the office to re-register as a doctor to help in the fight against the coronavirus
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Health Care CEO's email to doctors, nurses requesting compensation for dangerous work environment: "We do not calibrate pay and benefits based upon the patients' condition and for this reason we do not offer hazard or crisis pay"
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Wisconsin hospitals decide that this nationwide quarantine is a great time to sue patients. Mr. Burns rubs his hands with glee
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Sat April 04, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Trump: Government will pay for care of uninsured COVID-19 patients. NYT: That unfairly punishes blue states with more insured people
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Trump: Government will pay for care of uninsured COVID-19 patients. NYT: That unfairly punishes blue states with more insured people
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Fri April 03, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
New York State is taking a huge step towards socialized health care: All of the hospitals will be merged into a single system
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(Vox)
 
 
 
New York State is taking a huge step towards socialized health care: All of the hospitals will be merged into a single system
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(GQ)
 
 
 
Fast fashion facing flat-out failure from foronavirus. I tried
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(CounterPunch)
 
 
 
Is it possible for an entire country to win a Darwin Award?
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Tue March 31, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
No insurance, not yours
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Campaign workers for anti-universal health care candidates left wondering how they'll afford health care during the pandemic
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
If you're 'essential' enough to work through a pandemic, you're essential enough to be paid a living farking wage
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Mon March 30, 2020
(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
Bernie Sanders is the exasperated parent who told America a million times to stop pulling the cat's tail
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(Hartford Courant)
 
 
 
Health care costs could increase 20% this year due to COVID-19, so expect a 40% health insurance premium increase next year
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Sat March 28, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
Instacart deliveries scheduled after the weekend might not arrive due to strikes
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Fri March 27, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
As Alberta deals with the pandemic, Health Minister Tyler Shandro decides now is as good a time as any to go and harass a physician in front of their family
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(CNN)
 
 
 
The first known juvenile death of COVID-19 in the US occurred after the teen was initially denied care for lack of insurance
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(CNN)
 
 
 
The first known juvenile death of COVID-19 in the US occurred after the teen was initially denied care for lack of insurance
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Thu March 26, 2020
(WCPO Cincinnati)
 
 
 
To add to the "This is the most farked up timeline" pile of idiocy - Cincinnati doctors & EMTs face up to 70% pay cut "if their productivity has 'declined significantly' ". Because you know, having you out in a tent screening people can't be billed
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Wed March 25, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Hey no big deal, just all the unemployment websites crashing due to the unprecedented waves of newly jobless people sweeping the land
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Tue March 24, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Former field organizer for Michael Bloomberg files a proposed class-action lawsuit against his presidential campaign, argues she and thousands of others laid off this month had been tricked into taking jobs they were told would last until November
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Mon March 23, 2020
(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Trump wants to revoke health care from twenty million Americans, right in the middle of the pandemic
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Trump wants to revoke health care from twenty million Americans, right in the middle of the pandemic
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Sat March 21, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
FDA approves test that provides coronavirus results in 45 minutes, or the medical care is free
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Should I still be ordering garbage online?
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(Jezebel)
 
 
 
Cirque du Soleil CEO to acrobats: You know how y'all can fark yourselves? Do that
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Help us Obama-Care enrollment, you're our only hope
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Help us Obama-Care enrollment, you're our only hope
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Fri March 20, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Hospitals are finally getting experience what their patients go through on an average visit
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(KFOR Oklahoma City)
 
 
 
Oklahoma nurse fired for wearing protective mask while putting in an IV because it would scare patients. You know what scares patients even more? Dying
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(KFOR Oklahoma City)
 
 
 
Oklahoma nurse fired for wearing protective mask while putting in an IV because it would scare patients. You know what scares patients even more? Dying
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(City Pages)
 
 
 
Struggling businesses: Hey since healthcare coverage in this country is dependent on employment, can we work out some kind of payment agreement so my employees will continue to have health care coverage? Insurance companies: Nope. Nonstarter
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(Time)
 
 
 
$34,927.43 : the cost to survive the virus in a non-socialist Murica if you're uninsured, like 27 million americans. Clearly that price tag will encourage other non-insured people to go get treated before infecting hundreds more
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Thu March 19, 2020
(University of Virginia)
 
 
 
Historian suggests writing down your life story during pandemic. At least that will help the police identify you when they find your body months after you die alone and half-eaten by your cats in your tiny apartment
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Wed March 18, 2020
(Eater)
 
 
 
America's restaurant industry is seriously going to need a bailout because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has never seen a crisis on this scale before. Welp, get on the bailout buffet line
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Tue March 17, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
And now, The Atlantic thoroughly overthinks how to obtain food
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Pre-coronavirus: The Fourth Mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs is to help the civilian health care system in the event of crisis. Now: *YOINK*
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(Rolling Stone)
 
Boobies
 
A porn industry lobbying group calls for actors to not film scenes with anyone who's "not a part of their household." Wait, hang on a minute
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Sat March 14, 2020
(Fox Business)
 
 
 
If you get coronavirus, be sure to have your last will and testament complete, all of your online account passwords available, and disclose your secret recipe for chicken cordon bleu
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Fri March 13, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Trump administration blocks states from using Medicaid to respond to coronavirus crisis
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Thu March 12, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
In other news, Trump administration announces formation of the the Department of Walking Backwards. Speculation has Jared Kushner likely pick for department head
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Headline: "Delaying elective procedures at American hospitals has been 'minimal' so far." Article: "Hospitals in the U.S. are already canceling or postponing elective medical appointments and procedures as they prepare for the possibility of a surge"
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Oh, this is why we don't have as many confirmations for coronavirus: only select people are getting tested
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Oh, this is why we don't have as many confirmations for coronavirus: only select people are getting tested
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Wed March 11, 2020
(White House)
 
 
 
"But these are the great - the great health insurance companies. And I think tremendous progress is being made. They're willing to do things for the people and their customers and probably, in a true sense, beyond their customers"
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