Healthcare

Mar 11 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Second of two presentations on Medicare for all by Barbara Pearson and Diana Stein

Feb 27 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

First of two presentations on Medicare for all by Barbara Pearson and Diana Stein

Delegates participated in caucuses and plenary sessions, listening to diverse speakers and making connections across the country.

The League of Women Voters supports single payer bills in hearings by the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing.

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, a panel heard personal stories about issues dealing with private health insurance companies. Comments came from both patients and providers. All of the stories from the Speak Out will be collected and given to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing at a hearing in Boston for single payer bills.

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, about three dozen people gathered in the Cape Cod Lounge of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Union to share personal stories about issues dealing with private health insurance companies, followed by a panel discussion.

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the UMass Student Union, the League of Women Voters of Amherst will host a program entitled Speak Out for Health Care Justice: Is Health Care in Massachusetts Working for You?

The Health Care Committee is planning a program titled “Speak Out for health care justice” as well as preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare.

On July 30th, demonstrations all across the country will herald the 50th birthday of Medicare. The LWVA Health Care Committee will join with other organizations in the area to plan a joyful demonstration on July 30th. We will ask local legislators and other elected officials to join us in this celebration.

“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.

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