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Mass-Care’s 11th Annual Single Payer Gala: In Memory of Ben Gill

TIME: Saturday, April 4, 2009 from 2PM to 5PM PLACE: Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (click here for directions) TICKETS: $35 standard admission, $10 for students – please donate what you can! Join Mass-Care and the … Continue reading

Letter From 500 Massachusetts Physicians to Senator Kennedy: Single Payer, Not the Massachusetts Model

Click here to download this Open Letter as a Word file. Dear Senator Kennedy: We understand that you are working energetically on a comprehensive health care reform bill. We write as Massachusetts physicians and as your constituents who have experienced … Continue reading

VIDEO: Congressional Briefing on Massachusetts Health Reform

National Lessons from State Health Reform: The Massachusetts Case Study from New Words on Vimeo. Date and Time: 02/25/2009 2:00pm – 4:00pm (EST) Where: 2226 Rayburn House Office Building.

Massachusetts Labor Leaders Call On Obama to Support Single Payer Reform, Not Replicate Massachusetts Experiment

Download this Open Letter as a PDF file. Download this Open Letter as a Word file. MASSACHUSETTS LABOR FOR HEALTH CARE c/o Jobs with Justice, 3353 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02130 Phone: (617) 524-8778, Fax: (617) 524-8996, Email: jwj@massjwj.net February … Continue reading

Mass-Care Releases Presentation on Implementation of Mass. Health Reform

Mass-Care today released a new presentation on the first two years’ implementation of the Massachusetts Health Reform law (known as Chapter 58). The slide show looks at public opinion of the law two years in, the costs of the law … Continue reading

Mass-Care Releases Slide Show Presentation on New Mass. Health Reform Law, Individual Mandate, and History of State Reforms

Mass-Care today released a new slide show presentation reviewing the Massachusetts health reform law, explaining the key components of the legislation and putting them into historical context. The presentation answers questions about the politics that led to passage of the … Continue reading


UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== By Michael P. Norton and Jim O’Sullivan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JULY 12, 2006….The Legislature on Wednesday afternoon dealt a huge blow to thousands of citizen activists pushing a plan to make … 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

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

Kenneth Thorpe Releases ‘Action Costs Less’ Study of Savings From Establishing Health Care as a Right

Kenneth Thorpe releases his report: “Action Costs Less: The Health Care Amendment, Standards and Options for Reform.” The report is commissioned by the Health Care for Massachusetts campaign, which aims to put a question on the ballot that would establish access to … Continue reading