National Conference Call for State Health Care Justice Leaders
hosted by the
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)
January 12, 2016


What does 2016 look like for the Health Care Justice Movement?

Introductory remarks
Rachel DeGolia, UHCAN Executive Director and call facilitator

What does 2016 look like in CONGRESS?
Amy Kelbick, Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

What does 2016 look like for the fight for HEALTH EQUITY and RACIAL JUSTICE?
Sinsi Hernandez, Health Equity Project Director, Families USA

What does 2016 look like for WOMEN’S HEALTH and REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS?
Gretchen Borchelt, Acting Director, Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights at National Women’s Law Center
Five Times Reproductive Health Won in 2015
Restrictions on reproductive health enacted in 2015

What’s happening to Medicare and Medicaid in 2016?
Stacy Sanders, Federal Policy Director, Medicare Rights Center

•    Overview of the states
Jesse Cross-Call, Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Priorities

•    Florida’s continuing struggle to close the gap
Scott Darius, Advocacy Director, Florida CHAIN (Community Health Action Information Network)

TPP – Health Care in Trade Deals
Adam Weissman, TradeJustice

Big conflict of interest stories to follow in health care in 2016
Charlie Ornstein, Senior Reporter, ProPublica
Dollars for Docs

California: Taking stock of last year’s successes and looking forward to 2016
Anthony Wright, Executive Director, Health Access