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Experts, Advocates Available to Comment on Hillary Clinton's Health Care Plan

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 General News J E 4
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 Health care experts andadvocates working with the Campaign for America's Future are available thisweek to respond to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's healthcare reform proposals unveiled today. The work of these experts helped toinform the health care plans of John Edwards, Barrack Obama and Clinton.Clinton's plan will require every American to carry health insurance andoffers federal funding to help reduce the cost of coverage, according to theAssociated Press.SPOKESPEOPLE AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON CLINTON HEALTH PLAN -- Roger Hickey, co-director of the Institute for America's Future. Hickey helped lead the coalition against Social Security privatization and is building a similar campaign for health care for all. Hickey is available this week in Washington. -- Diane Archer, founder of the Medicare Rights Center. Archer is a well- known expert on public and private health care systems and works with the Institute for America's Future. Archer is available this week in New York. -- Jacob Hacker, professor at Yale University and author of The Great Risk Shift. Hacker wrote an important new health care plan published by the Economic Policy Institute called "Health Care for America" which has shaped the health care proposals of John Edwards, Barack Obama and key aspects of Hillary Clinton's new plan. (Hacker's plan is available at http://home.ourfuture.org/healthcareforall/hacker.html.)

SOURCE Campaign for America's Future
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