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  • Discussion on Expanding Health Care Coverage
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    Health Care Coverage Expansion

    Panelists discussed efforts to expand Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as efforts to improve health care access for legal immigrants. “The Future of Medicaid…

  • Senator Sherrod Brown on Health Care
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    Senator Sherrod Brown on Health Care

    Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for families and urged continued funding of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This was the…

  • Expansion of Medicaid in the States
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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…

  • VP Biden At Health Action Conference
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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 passage of the…

  • Health Care Reform
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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…

  • McCain Health Care Policy
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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 health…

  • Massachussetts Health Insurance Coverage
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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 policy. Among…

  • WalMart Health Care Policy
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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 requires state employers…

  • Health Care Policy
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    Health Care Policy

    Senators Clinton and Obama and Dr. Ross talked about health care policy. Topics included quality of health care, affordability, access, universal coverage, loss of Medicaid coverage in some…

  • Healthcare Affordability
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    Healthcare Affordability

    Mr. Pollack talked about health care costs and insurance coverage. Among the topics he addressed were the numbers of Americans without adequate health coverage, socio-economic distribution…

  • Organizational Health Coverage Proposals
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    Organizational Health Coverage Proposals

    Participants talked about a variety of plans to reform the health care system to drastically reduce the number of uninsured. The various plans included measures which would provide tax…

  • Meeting the Challenge of the Uninsured
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    Meeting the Challenge of the Uninsured

    After welcoming remarks by organizers, participants talked about the rising number of people without health insurance. Among the topics they addressed were employers' ability to offer…

  • State and Federal Perspectives on Expanding Health Coverage
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    State and Federal Perspectives on Expanding Health Coverage

    Participants talked about the need for health care reform and how to better insure Americans through either state or federal regulations. In his remarks Representative Armey predicted that…

  • Health Insurance That Does Not Insure
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    Health Insurance That Does Not Insure

    Families United For Senior Action held a news conference to announce the release of a report on insurance industry policies that claims the insurance industry is raising costs for policy…