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Healthcare Reformers to Protest Major Health Insurance Meeting: Tuesday

Friday, October 16, 2009 General News J E 4
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Nurses, Doctors, Patients Demand: 'Healthcare Yes, Bailouts No' as AHIP Begs Washington for More Revenues, Customers

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/PRNewswire -- March 9/

What: Healthcare Activists march on AHIP (America's Health Insurance Plans) convention When: Tuesday, March 10, 11:00 AM Where: Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. (1150 22nd Street, N.W) Who: The Leadership Conference on Guaranteed Healthcare is America's leading network for healthcare reform based on the single-payer model. Members include the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, Physicians for a National Health Program, and Progressive Democrats of America Quote: "Health insurance companies are the impediment to healthcare reform, not the solution," said Geri Jenkins, RN, a co-president of CNA/NNOC. "The only way to solve our healthcare crisis is with an expanded and improved Medicare for all, such as what Rep. John Conyers' HR 676 would provide."

SOURCE California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
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