Health Insurance

Nonprofit Health Org at Center of ‘Million-Dollar Baby’ Controversy Is Run by (Highly Paid) Democratic Donors

Dignity Health billed its own employee $898,984 for her premature baby, denied appeals until ProPublica started asking questions

Top executives at Dignity Health, the nonprofit health care provider that stuck its own employee with a $900,000 bill for her premature baby, have donated extensively to Democratic candidates and committees over the years.

Kamala Harris Stands by Latest Private Insurance Reversal

Harris has been inconsistent on the role of private health insurance

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) confirmed during a Friday appearance on The View that her Medicare for All plan would not eliminate private supplemental health insurance, rebutting her own past statements indicating that she supported abolishing private insurance.

Warren’s Private Health Insurance Blow Up

Warren, de Blasio were only Dems to back eliminating private insurers at debate

The first Democratic primary debate on Wednesday night included a question directed at all ten candidates on stage as to whether or not they would abolish private health insurance in favor of a government-run alternative. Only two — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) and Mayor Bill de Blasio — raised their hands.