We are community members pursuing a single payer universal health care system. Read more here.
Health Care Justice North Carolina supports privately delivered, publicly funded, expanded, and improved Medicare for all.
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Oct. 6, 2016: Health care is a right, not a privilege: stories of health care injustice, resolution, and solution
At a recent meeting, Lue Raven and Penelope Wingard eloquently shared their stories of unexpectedly finding themselves without health insurance when they needed care. Though they eventually found sources for much (but not all) of their needed care, they would have been better off without the stress, uncertainty, and embarrassment they suffered in the course of seeking care. For more details on this meeting, click here.
To see what else is happening with single payer in Charlotte, click here.
Health Care Justice - NC participated in the Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade
Area business owners discuss the high cost of private health insurance
On May 19, Health Care Justice North Carolina hosted a screening and panel discussion of
Fix It: Health Care at the Tipping Point,
a privately funded documentary detailing the current flaws with the ACA and the benefits of adopting a single-payer system.. For more details on the screening, click here. To view Fix It online, visit the film's website, here.
On May 5, 2016, the Working Group on Single-Payer Program Design published Beyond the Affordable Care Act: A Physicians’ Proposal for Single-Payer Health Care Reform. This document establishes the vision, principles, and general structure of what single payer health care would look like in the U.S.
Click here to read our chair, Dr. Jessica Schorr Saxe's, piece in the Charlotte Observer about the Physicians' Proposal.