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HCJ–NC joins allies in call for Medicaid Expansion
On June 5, 2019, more than 20 "Health Care Can’t Wait!" vigils were held across North Carolina to remember the people who have tragically died or who are still suffering because they have fallen into the Medicaid coverage gap.
See a video summary of the Charlotte event, held at Elmwood Cemetary, here (statewide action coodinated by the NC Justice Center).
May 9 rally for health care reform
Health Care Justice - NC members and others rallied in support of health care reform (Medicaid expansion, Medicare for All, protecting care for pre-existing conditions) outside of a Sen. Thom Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte on May 9, 2019. About 50 people turned out. We displayed both of our Health Care Justice - NC banners and chanted messages in support of health care for all.
Wendell Potter, nationally known author of "Deadly Spin," speaks to HCJ-NC
Over 200 people attended the Wendell Potter "Medicare for All" Charlotte events on April 12.
Wendell Potter is president of the Business Initiative for Health Policy. He spent 20 years working as a public relations executive for health insurers, before leaving his position as the Vice President of Communications for CIGNA to become an advocate for meaningful health care reform. Thanks to all who participated and volunteered to make these events in Charlotte and across North Carolina a success. Special thanks to Wendell - keep up the great work!
Beware Look-A-Like Proposals
This flier shows to spot Look-A-Like "Medicare" health care reform proposals that don’t solve the problem! Click here for the pdf. Please share!
View video series on improved Medicare for All
Health Care Justice - NC has produced a video information series covering different aspects of improved Medicare for All, and several of our members have recorded testimonial videos as well.
Please visit newimprovedmedicareforall.org to view these videos, and be sure to share them with your friends, family members, and colleaues.
Health Care Justice–NC is Educating, Mobilizing Mecklenburg!
HCJ-NC has been busy educating and advocating for Medicare for ALL in Charlotte, Mecklenburg and Raleigh. See Contact HCJ-NC under Information menu to get involved with our committees. Thanks to our energized committees, we share a sampling of some of our actions in 2019.
Tera Long, HCJ-NC Legislative Co-Chair, made a presentation to the Mecklenburg Co. members of NC House and Senate at their March 16th Listening Session. HCJ-NC members attended to show support and also had a great turnout at the March 9th session in Charlotte.
Tom Bowers arranged a Medicare for All Teach-In at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte on March 14th featuring Physicians and the film Fix It: Health Care at the Tipping Point.