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

January 16, 2018

What does 2018 look like in the fight for health care justice?

Congress
• What are the big health care fights?
Abby Duggan, Office of US Sen. Sherrod Brown (OH), @SenSherrodBrown

• ‘Entitlement reform’ is a health care justice battle
Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director, Coalition on Human Needs, @CoalitiononHN

Different battlefields in Red and Blue states
• Sam Berger, Senior Policy Advisor, Center for American Progress, @SamBerger
   3 Ways That States Can Stop Ongoing Health Care Sabotage (1/9/18)

• Jesse Cross-Call, Senior Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,   @CenterOnBudget
Medicaid Work Requirement Would Harm Unemployed, Not Promote Work
    Families USA’s Medicaid 1115 Coverage Waivers Resource Center

What does 2018 look like to the single payer movement?
Eagan Kemp, Healthcare Policy Advocate, Public Citizen, @PublicCitizen

The health care justice movement belongs in the Poor People’s Campaign
Liz Theoharis, Co-Chair, Poor People’s Campaign: A Call for Moral Revival, @PoorPeoplesCampaign

Advancing abortion rights and reproductive justice in state legislatures
Kelly Baden, Director of Reproductive Rights, State Innovation Exchange, @stateinnovation

Immigrant rights at the fore again
Jaclyn Dean, Policy Team, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, @NAPAWF
    Letter demanding #CleanDREAMAct –“DACA is a reproductive justice issue!”

Puerto Rico’s health care crisis
Jaime Torres, MD, Latinos for Healthcare Equity, @JTLatinoHealth
    More Trouble Ahead: Puerto Rico’s Impending Medicaid Crisis

The 2018 election is a big challenge for the health care justice movement
Rachel DeGolia, Executive Director, Universal Health Care Action Network, @UHCANnatl