Good news! Your phone calls worked. We are starting to get more information about what is in the new version of HR 676: The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act. We met with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's staff; they shared a chart of the comparison between HR 676, S 1804, and the new bill.
Today we have a new Congress and a new opportunity to push for National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA). The current legislation expires and members of Congress will need to introduce new bills.
For the past 16 years, Congressman John Conyers introduced HR 676, our gold standard bill, in every new session of Congress.
Healthcare at the Tipping Point
• Thursday, September 13, 6:30pm
• Robert C. Byrd Center Auditorium, 213 N. King Street, Shepherdstown WV, on the campus of Shepherd University.
The 38-minute film looks at the exorbitant cost of US healthcare from the perspective of business owners. It provides an in-depth look at how the current system suffocates business, discourages business start-ups, takes down companies when a few employees have high medical expenses, limits patient choice, can lead to bankruptcy, and demoralizes healthcare providers.
A new report found that Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan would cause healthcare costs for the federal government to skyrocket, but it would also end up saving the US money.
- Thursday. June 7, 6:15–9:15pm; Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. 100 West Washington Street
- Why the Affordable Care Act can't be fixed and why a public option is not sustainable
- Using words and phrases that resonate with conservatives
- Talking points about the single-payer bills in Congress
- Your questions
Fix It: Healthcare At the Tipping Point
A business CEO’s investigation into why his costs for employee healthcare continue to skyrocket — and why single-payer is the solution for significantly reducing costs and vastly improving benefits.
When: Wednesday, April 4 – 7:00 pm
Cumberland Room, Student Center at Shepherd U
Free and Open to the Public – Limited seating
Audience: Single-payer advocates. This showing is for those considering becoming active in making improved Medicare for all a reality. After the film: a brainstorming session!