In 2016, problems with the health insurance marketplaces that were set up by the Affordable Care Act became too big to ignore. Here are are talking points on the market turmoil, the problems with treating healthcare as a market commodity, and how universal, publicly financed healthcare offers the solution.
This fact sheet by HCHR-Maryland answers frequently asked questions about human rights, the human rights framework for healthcare reform and single payer. It contrasts publicly financed healthcare with market-based health insurance, explains the basics of the Affordable Care Act, and addresses issues relevant for labor unions.
This FAQ from from 2010 answers questions about the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign in Vermont.