The primary work of the LWVA Health Care Committee is advocacy and education for a Massachusetts single payer plan, i.e. Medicare for All Massachusetts.

Health Care

Good Mental Health Forum a Great Success!

March 27, 2015

“I really learned some new ways of thinking about mental health.” “I didn’t know about these resources for supporting good mental health.” These are examples of the comments from folks who participated in the March 11, 2015, program Good Mental Health. It starts with a conversation.

Single Payer Bills Refiled

January 27, 2015

Two health care reform bills focused on single payer for Massachusetts are being re-filed for the new Legislative Session.

What’s Happening to Single Payer Health Care in Vermont?

January 27, 2015

The Governor’s report makes the case for universal public coverage in Vermont. So what happened?

Health Care Committee Plans Program on Mental Health

December 20, 2014

The Health Care Committee is planning a program with the MA Department of Mental Health entitled "GOOD Mental Health. It starts with a conversation." The program is planned for Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 121 N. Pleasant St, Amherst. Featured speakers will present personal accounts of recovery and resiliency. Discussions will focus on dispelling myths about mental health issues, removing obstacles to acceptance in our community and better understanding.

Health Care Committee

December 10, 2012

The primary work of the LWVA Health Care Committee is advocacy and education for a Massachusetts single payer plan, i.e. Medicare for All Massachusetts. Medicare for All would be a single insurance plan covering everyone in the Commonwealth  with quality health care benefits. Providers would be paid in a timely manner and would not have to deal with hundreds of competing private insurance companies.

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