David U Himmelstein
Affiliation: City University of New York
- Response to the Institute of Medicine's recommendation that cost determine insurance policies' "essential benefits"David Himmelstein
Physicians for a National Health Program, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
Int J Health Serv 42:571-3. 2012..The letter also criticizes conflicts of interest in the Institute of Medicine committee, which includes executives from two of the nation's largest health insurance firms and a major donor to the Institute...
- Medical bankruptcy in Massachusetts: has health reform made a difference?David U Himmelstein
City University of New York School of Public Health, New York, 10010, USA
Am J Med 124:224-8. 2011..Massachusetts' recent health reform has decreased the number of uninsured, but no study has examined medical bankruptcy rates before and after the reform was implemented...
- The new Massachusetts health reform: half a step forward and three steps backSteffie Woolhandler
Physicians for a National Health Program, USA
Hastings Cent Rep 36:19-21. 2006
- Medicare overpayments to private plans, 1985-2012: shifting seniors to private plans has already cost Medicare US$282.6 billionIda Hellander
The City University of New York, School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10024, USA
Int J Health Serv 43:305-19. 2013..It is time to end Medicare's costly experiment with privatization. The U.S. needs to adopt a single-payer national health insurance program with effective methods for controlling costs...