Welcome to Health Care Justice
We are an affiliate of Physicians for a National Health Program based in Charlotte, North Carolina. PNHP is a non-profit research and education organization of 18,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals who support single-payer national health insurance.
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Who We Are

We are community members pursuing a single payer universal health care system. Read more here.


Mission Statement

Health Care Justice North Carolina supports privately delivered, publicly funded, expanded, and improved Medicare for all.


Chapter Resolution

Do you believe that single-payer, Medicare for All is the fix to our country's health care crisis? If so, please sign our resolution and join HCJ today and join hundreds that have already signed.


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News & Events

Screening: Fix It: Health Care at the Tipping Point, produced by CEO Richard Master. "...a powerful new documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide to expand support for major healthcare reform." Thursday, May 19, at 6:00pm; Morrison Regional Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28211; first floor meeting room.

Day of Advocacy at NC General Assembly including educational and advocacy training, visits with legislators, and press conference. Wednesday, May 25, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Click here for more details, and to see what else is happening with single payer in Charlotte.


Obamacare is flawed, but there is a solution

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.


Happy 50th birthday to Medicare

July 30, 2015, is the 50th anniversary of the day President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare bill and handed former President Harry Truman, a longtime advocate of a national health care program, the first Medicare card. It marks a good time to reflect on the progress made and possibilities remaining, as the original Medicare proponents envisioned that the program would, in time, expand to cover everyone.

Click here to read our chair, Dr. Jessica Schorr Saxe's, piece in the Charlotte Observer about Medicare's 50th.


Taming high healthcare bills

By Jessica Schorr Saxe, M.D.
Special to the Charlotte Observer

"Skin in the game." The phrase pops up frequently in health insurance discussions, as it did twice in the recent Charlotte Observer article about high deductible policies.

What problem is it solving?

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