Single Payer Advocates Launch New Health Care Alliance

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Single Payer Advocates Launch New Health Care Alliance

Leading Labor Groups, Community Organizations, Student Organizations and Religious Organizations Join Together to Announce Major New Campaign

WASHINGTON - An alliance of major organizations including labor unions, large community-based membership groups, religious organizations, nurses, doctors, students and activists will launch The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care on Wednesday, January 28.

The member organizations lay claim to a membership base of more than 20 million people.

The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care believes that high-quality health care is a right of all people and should be provided equitably as a public service. A single payer national health program would eliminate the wasteful role played by private health insurance companies and as a result is the most cost-effective and efficient way to achieve health care for all in the U.S.

WHO: National Nurses Organizing Committee/California Nurses Association
Healthcare NOW!
Physicians for a National Health Care Program
Progressive Democrats of America
All Unions Committee for Single Payer H.R. 676
California School Employees Association

WHAT: Launch of the Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care

WHEN: Wednesday, January 28 at 10:30 am ET

CALL-IN: 1-800-895-1085
Passcode: 7HEALTHCARE

 

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The Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care is an independent, non-partisan, voluntary collaboration of a diverse group of organizations that seek to mobilize massive public support for single payer health care reform. The Coalition's work is supported by contributions from the collaborating organizations; it accepts no funding from pharmaceutical or insurance companies or other entities.

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