National Conference Call for State Health Care Justice Leaders
hosted by the
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)

October 10, 2017

MORE ATTACKS & ADVANCES: Latest death of Repeal and Replace

What Now?

What is Congress Up to?
Cathy Hurwit, Office of US Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL)

Hurricanes, Fires, Mass Shootings, etc.: Raise questions about what kind of public health structures our nation needs
Tom Hughes, Executive Director, Illinois Public Health Association

Why Puerto Rico’s power outages could prove very deadly, in one chart  (Vox)

Hollowing OUT America’s Health Care System – Systemic Sabotage of ACA Enrollment
Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, Executive Director, Ohio Association of Foodbanks

Saving CHIP
Kelly Whitener, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families

Universal single payer vs. Market-driven health care: How is the conversation playing out?
• Medical community: Susan Molchan, MD, President-elect, National Physicians Alliance
• Organized labor: Mark Dudzic, Labor Campaign for Single Payer

Reproductive Justice: Is key to both Health Care Justice and Progressive Politics
Brigid Leahy, Policy Director, Planned Parenthood of Illinois
– New and Ongoing wave of attacks
– Progress can be made – IL Governor (R) approves Medicaid coverage for abortion