September 18, 2018

The midterm elections are a big deal for health care activists

  • Amplifying the voice of physicians and their patients
    Justin Lowenthal, Co-chair, Doctors for America Maryland Chapter, @Drsforamerica
  • Inside Congress: Threat level? Right now and in the lameduck session?
    Calli Shapiro, Health Legislative Assistant, Office of US Rep Jan Schakowsky (D-IL),
    @janschakowsky; Abigail Duggan, Office of US Sen. Sherrod Brown
  • Birddogging for health care, Part II – Be a Hero project targets Kavanaugh nomination
    Jennifer Flynn Walker, Center for Popular Democracy, @popdemoc @jenniferflynn

Women’s health care IS health care

  • Vanessa Wellbury, Senior State Legislation Manager, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, @ACOGAction
  • Racial gap in maternal deaths – Nadia Hussain, Moms Rising, @MomsRising @Vivalanadia

Medicaid patients harmed as Trump administration targets home health aides’ union dues
Phillip Cryan, Executive Vice-President, SEIU Healthcare MN, @SEIUHCMN

Medicaid Officials Target Home Health Aides’ Union Dues, Kaiser Health News, 8/16/18

Drug cost fights getting even hotter

  • Can we win on drug costs in today’s political climate?
    Jodi Dart, Executive Director, Prescription Justice, @rxjusticegroup
  • Action alert: Insulin Day of Action September 30
    Elizabeth Rowley, T1International, @t1international,

#Insulin4All Action on U.S. Insulin Pricing

What’s hot in the fight for Medicare for All?
Eagan Kemp, Healthcare Policy Advocate, Public Citizen, @eagankemp

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