Making and Taking Power
for the Single-Payer Movement
From Maine to Hawaii and from Washington State to Texas, single-payer -- improved and expanded Medicare for all for life -- activists and advocates came together in Oakland, CA, last weekend.
More than 300 strong, participants represented the three organizations that came together to plan the conference-- Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare, Healthcare-Now, and One Payer States. State single-payer activists from the Campaign for a Healthy California hosted the three-day gathering, and the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU, Local 6) generously supported the conference.
The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation supports achieving health care justice and equality through an improved and expanded Medicare for all for life model. The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation provides education and research support for achievement of a truly universal, public, single-payer plan that covers everyone without financial barrier.
As we watch the beginnings of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), we know there will be many who are left without access to needed care or the coverage to secure that care. Current estimates are that even after ACA implementation, 400,000 Coloradans will remain uninsured. Many thousands more in Colorado will be underinsured and ill-prepared for an illness or injury as bare-bones policies that meet the minimum requirements of the new federal reform may not supply adequate coverage.
We invite you to be a part of our efforts.
Additional information about the Health Care for All Colorado Foundation
Health Care for All Colorado Foundation is the education and research sister to the HCAC advocacy organization. Founded in 2003, it addresses the need for creating and disseminating accurate information about health care reform.As a 501c3 organization, the HCAC Foundation allows contributors to make tax deductible donations and become engines of a most worthy cause--quality, accessible health care for all Coloradans.
The Foundation Board is made up of concerned citizens dedicated to making sure that every Coloradan is informed about the healthcare options available now and possibly in the future.
The Health Care for All Colorado Foundation is an IRS-certified 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Please consider supporting our mission. Correspondence and donations by mail may be sent to:
Health Care for All Colorado Foundation
789 Sherman Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203
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