Benjamin Day

Constitutional Convention Health Care Amendment Roll Call

Amendment Campaign Moves Forward

Health Care for Massachusetts Campaign Email: mcarr@healthcareformass.org Phone: 617-868-1280 Web: http://www.healthcareformass.org Dear Advocate, Even though the Legislature ducked a yes or no vote on the Health Care Amendment at the July 12 ConCon, this Campaign is far from over. We … Continue reading

John Kerry Health Care Forum @ Faneuil Hall, July 31

John Kerry will be speaking on the health care crisis this July 31 at Faneuil Hall. Click here to RSVP. See how the national health care debate will be shaping up this year, and ask Kerry to support the growing … Continue reading

ConCon Votes to Send Amendment to Special Committee

Health Care for Massachusetts Campaign Email: mcarr@healthcareformass.org Phone: 617-868-1280 Web: http://www.healthcareformass.org Dear Advocate, Yesterday afternoon the Legislature meeting in Constitutional Convention voted 118 to 76 (see the roll call) to send the Health Care Amendment to a special committee for … Continue reading

Massachusetts Health Care Reform Falls Short

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== Labor Notes, #328, July 2006 http://www.labornotes.org Massachusetts Health Care Reform Falls Short by Rand Wilson and John Horgan Frustrated by the lack of action on health care reform at the national level, activists are working … Continue reading

Don McCanne Quote of the Day: Connecticut’s study of three models of reform

Health Care in Connecticut: Sounding the Alarm (A Policy Brief released June 22, 2006) Economic and Social Research Institute (ERSI) (Jonathan Gruber, a health economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed the cost and coverage estimates used in the … Continue reading

Rep. Meehan Co-Sponsors “Medicare for All” Bill

For immediate release: May 25, 2006 For more information contact: Rand Wilson (617) 697-0380 Push for comprehensive reform builds as… Rep. Meehan Co-Sponsors “Medicare for All” Bill Rep. Martin Meehan is the eighth member of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation to … Continue reading

Dangerous New Directions in Medicaid Reform: West Virginia “Personal Responsibility” Contracts

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== West Virginia and Kentucky Alter Medicaid By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON, May 23 — West Virginia families served by Medicaid could face a reduction in benefits if they refuse to sign contracts promising to show … Continue reading

How Will the New Massachusetts Health Care Bill Affect YOU?

>>> DID YOU KNOW THAT: Most uninsured people will now have to buy their own insurance, without any or with very little financial support? The Bill will not help the underinsured or those with poor quality insurance, including those on … Continue reading

HEALTH CARE BILL WILL DISAPPOINT, HURT LOW-INCOME FAMILIES, SAY ADVOCATES AND POLICY EXPERTS

Contact Information: Benjamin Day – Mass-Care Phone: (617) 723-7001 Fax: (617) 723-7002 Email: press@masscare.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2006 HEALTH CARE BILL WILL DISAPPOINT, HURT LOW-INCOME FAMILIES, SAY ADVOCATES AND POLICY EXPERTS (BOSTON, MA) – Once again, health care … Continue reading