Navigation Links
AARP Delivers Strong Health Care Reform 'Message in a Bottle' to Members of Congress
Date:9/3/2009

Rx Bottles Filled with Constituent Health Care Stories Send Strong Message - Urge Congress to Fix Broken System When They Return to Washington

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Congressional summer recess winding down and members of Congress home for just a few more days, AARP members in Illinois are taking to the streets to make sure they don't get a break from health care reform.

Across the state, with a giant inflatable Rx bottle as a backdrop, AARP members are sending a "message in a bottle" to Illinois members of Congress, delivering thousands of prescription bottles filled with constituents' health care stories along with a strong message: Health Care Reform Now!

Holding "Rx for health care reform" press conferences throughout the state, hosting community events and forums aimed at debunking the health care reform myths and helping the public to get the facts on the issue, AARP members are urging Congress to tackle the issue when they return to Washington later this month.

"Congress is getting ready to head back to the nation's Capitol and we're working to be sure they do so with this simple message in mind: fix what's wrong with our health care system, and preserve what's right," said Bob Gallo, State Director for AARP in Illinois. "Health care reform cannot wait for those millions of Americans struggling with a broken system everyday."

AARP is taking aim at the myths, misinformation and scare tactics being used to derail the health care reform debate and has set up a Web site (www.healthactionnow.org) where the public can get the facts and up-to-date information on the issue.


'/>"/>
SOURCE AARP Illinois
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Laser Energetics Delivers BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite Laser to Fortune 50 Defense Company
2. Lilly Delivers Strong Third-Quarter Results
3. Kendle Delivers Record Sales and Backlog and Strong Growth in Operating Margin for Third Quarter 2007
4. E.D.G.E. in Leadership Study Delivers First-Ever Data on Executive Women in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries
5. Gleevec, the targeted cancer pill, delivers more good news to patients
6. PARIs eFlow Delivers Alnylam RNAi Therapeutic in Phase I Study
7. Independence Blue Cross Delivers Important Reminder to Women during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
8. March of Dimes Delivers a New Look
9. Liquent Insight Publisher 3.6 Delivers Advanced Submission Capabilities
10. Genzyme Delivers Strong Fourth Quarter to Conclude Outstanding Year
11. Leading National Patient Advocacy Group Delivers Warning to U.S. Patients: Having Health Insurance Does NOT Mean Your Medical Needs Will Be Covered
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The iaedp Foundation, the premier ... professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, announced today ... disorders professionals from nearly all 50 states and several countries converged on the Green ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... As the standards bearer of advanced cancer ... positions them as the go-to thought leader in all matters concerning oncology nursing. ... always-on, always-fresh news, views and advocacy engine, called ONS Voice. , The ONS ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Viewers who like to educate themselves on current issues and ... services, and societal issues tend to appreciate and love the "Informed" series, hosted by ... running events for causes around the world. , Running for charity has ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Finding Christ Through ... a devotional journal chronicling the writer’s path toward true communion with God. “Finding ... God #TruthwithGrace” is the creation of published author Lea Michelle Johnson, a follower ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog ... dog who lives his life to the fullest, as God intended. “The Adventures of ... Holmgren, a mother and grandmother pursuing her passion for writing, especially about truth and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... NEW YORK , March 24, 2017 ... ... Research, a leading publisher of cannabis market research, the legal ... 27 percent CAGR through 2021, despite conflicting signals from the ... Analytics, points out that the two biggest drivers of growth ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... 24, 2017 Global Ampoules Market ... definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Ampoules ... development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions, development ... ... 105 pages providing 10 company profiles and 183 tables ...
(Date:3/24/2017)...  HealthMine surveys with 9,250 insured consumers fielded from ... members want help from their plans in five key ... health, 2) help closing gaps in care, 3) better ... 5) relevant, real-time guidance. Meeting these needs is essential ... A Reason to Stay Engaged in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: