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

March 19, 2019

Inside the Beltway

  • The budget, new rules and more – Caitlin Peruccio, Office of US Rep Rosa DeLauro (CT), @rosadelauro
  • What’s at stake as debate over federal budget gets underway? – Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director, @CoalitionHN, Coalition on Human Needs
  • What does the budget say about veterans’ health care? – Buzz Davis, Veterans for Peace, @VFPNational
  • Women’s groups fight back against more cuts – Stephanie Yost, Senior Legislative Counsel, NARAL Pro-Choice America, @NARAL
  • High cost drugs fight heats up – David Balto, Coalition to Protect Patient Choice, @TheCPPC

Medical communities stand with immigrants – Francesco Sergi, #MedicineForMigration

Medicare for All – How do state and local battles connect with the national fight for universal health care?

  • Why Long-Term Care has to be part of it – Alison Barkoff, Center for Public Representation, @public_rep
  • California single payer movement takes multi-pronged approach – Cindy Young, Chair, Healthy California Campaign, @4HealthyCA
  • Connecticut pursues a Public Option – Jill Zorn, Senior Program Officer, @UHCF_CT, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, @UHCF_CTLocal
  • Medicare for All resolutions campaign  – Melinda St. Louis, Campaign Director, Public Citizen Medicare-for-All,
    @MelindaPubCit

          Labor, Community, & Health Organizations Launch Renewed Campaign to Win CA Medicare for All 

          Connecticut Lawmakers Unveil a Public Option Health Plan, (3/11/19, CT Public Radio/WNPR)

          Medicare-for-All gets buzzy in many unexpected locales, Kaiser Health News (3/12/19)