HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 4 -- On Saturday at 11:00 a.m., Harrisburg areahealth care professionals, including Dr. Cary Cummings will join MarkHarrison, a registered nurse, and Matt Dean, an exercise physiologist, tosound the alarm over John McCain's radical health care plan. According to thenonpartisan organization Factcheck.org, "McCain's plan to tax workers on thevalue of their employer-provided health care plans and provide tax creditswould encourage some employers, mainly small businesses, to drop healthbenefits, say experts, and the proposal could eventually eliminate job-basedinsurance altogether." [Factcheck.org,http://www.factcheck.org/mccains_5000_promise.html]
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Cummings and Harrison will also blast McCain's plan, which would make itharder for those who most need health care coverage to receive it, and whichwould wipe out important protections in Pennsylvania such as requirements tocover emergency care.
WHO: Dr. Cary Cummings, Mark Harrison, RN and Matt Dean, exercisephysiologistAs Obama talks health care today, Harrisburg, Hershey professionals provide local perspective McCain's Plan Would Tax Benefits for the First Time, Jeopardize Coverage, Raise Costs for Pennsylvanians, Gut State Protections
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