Agendas for recent national UHCAN calls
UHCAN hosts monthly national conference calls for state and national leaders from organizations working for health care justice. UHCAN invites speakers to make brief presentations and provide links to more information relevant to our work around health care issues and campaigns in the states and nationally. We aim to provide a big picture of what’s happening across the country, including in other social and economic justice movements.
What’s behind attacks on Medicare for All?; culture change to promote reproductive justice; protecting the courts; New Mexico Medicaid Buy-In introduced
Landscape for reproductive rights, Medicare for All, new developments in health care industrial complex, fighting for our democracy ….
National health care conversations heating up … as states try to push ahead
Impact of the elections … Women’s health care in the bull’s eye … Can high drug costs be reined in? … Voting rights – What’s it have to do with health care? … The Political Determinants of Health
Kavanaugh hearings – What is the path from outrage to action? … Public Charge Rule would redefine social safety net … Fighting for Health Care for All – Updates from the frontlines … High drug price issue is HOT, but also a stake in the “new NAFTA”
The midterm elections are a big deal for health care activists … Women’s health care IS health care …. Drug cost fights getting even hotter
#MedOuttheVote, Birddogging for health care, Putting the “All” into Medicare for All, New York Health bill gathering steam
NOT A TIME FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL — Immigration, reproductive justice, labor rights, Supreme Court vacancy, Medicare for All, affordable medicines
Poor People’s Campaign, Defending against proposed Title X gag rule; Medicaid – The good and the bad news, Drive to privatize the VA, War as a health care issue …
Fighting for health equity …. White coats in the Poor Peoples’ Campaign … Challenging Pharma’s influence … State battles – California, Florida, Tennessee
Drug companies are boosting prices so fast in the past few weeks that everybody is noticing it even the mainstream media. At the same time the pharmaceutical companies and the insurance companies have more quietly been engaged in merger mania consolidating power and...
Thousands of health care activists rallied across the country last week highlighting the enormous achievements of 50 years of Medicare and Medicaid. Now that the Supreme Court decision in King v Burwell is well behind us, attention is turning to the many other health...
UHCAN’s call Tuesday, Jan. 20th, will feature an extended discussion on the recent developments in the long struggle to get a universal single payer state system in Vermont. The activists there haven’t finished working through things and deciding what to do next, but...