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    Affordable Care Act Implementation

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (D) gave the keynote address at Families USA’s Winter Conference. He talked about implementation of Medicaid expansion in Kentucky, the only…

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    Expansion of Medicaid

    Representatives from Washington and Texas talked about the expansion of Medicaid in their states. Topics included efforts to enroll as many people as possible and the various plans…

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    Vice President Biden on the Health Care Law

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the opening session of Families USA’s Health Action 2014 conference. He thanked the health care advocacy group for their involvement in the…

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    Health Care and Civil Rights

    Van Jones talked about the role of government in providing health care and other basic services for individuals.

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    Health Action 2011 Conference

    Participants spoke about implementation of health care reform legislation and strategies for increasing favorable public perception of the health care law. They also talked about…

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    15th Annual Health Action Conference

    Panelists talked about the health care debate in congress and their insights on where the legislation could head next. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.

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    Obama Administration and Health Care Reform

    Nancy-Ann DeParle, Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, talked about the Obama administration’s views on health reform, the president’s plans for working with…

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    Health Action Conference: Afternoon Session

    Ms. Tanden spoke to health care activists about strategies for bring reform to the health care system and expected initiatives by the Obama administration. Her remarks were…

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    Health Care Reform

    Representative Henry Waxman spoke to health care activists about congressional plans to improve health care policy and various proposals that might be achieved with a Democratic Congress…

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    Health Action Conference

    Participants talked about the state of health care in the U.S. and called for grassroots efforts to improve health care systems and coverage. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Health Care Policy

    Five organizations announced their joint efforts to make health care reform the top domestic priority for the next president and Congress. A new television ad to debut the next weekend…

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    Health Care Reform

    Wade Henderson talked about health care as a fundamental civil right. He recalled the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, fight for economic justice and the links between economics and…

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    Richardson Health Care Policy

    Governor Bill Richardson participated in a health care forum sponsored by Federation of American Hospitals and Families USA. This was the sixth in a series of one-hour discussions with…

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    McCain Health Care Policy

    Republican presidential candidate Senator McCain had five minutes to present his ideas for health care reform. He was questioned by health policy journalists on topics such as the…

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    Clinton Health Care Policy

    Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton was questioned about her health care reform policy by journalists. Topics included ways of meeting her health care reform…

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    Edwards Health Care Policy

    Former Senator John Edwards talked about his vision for health reform, addressing the coverage needs of the uninsured, and health care quality. Then he responded to questions submitted…

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    Medicare Drug Plans

    Representatives talked to reporters about a report showing that Medicare paid more for prescription drugs than did the Veterans' Administration, and talked about the prohibition against…

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    Massachussetts Health Insurance Coverage

    Panelists talked about recently passed legislation that extended health care insurance coverage to most Massachusetts residents and its implications for national health care…

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    Wal-Mart Health Care Policy

    A panel discussion was held on Wal-Mart and employer health care coverage. The Maryland Assembly recently passed a bill called the “Fair Share Health Care Bill.” It…

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    Health Care Reform

    Rep. Dingell, ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, delivered the plenary luncheon address at the health action conference. He talked about the right to…

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