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ANA Nurses Stand With Obama in Calling for Healthcare Reform Now
Date:7/15/2009

istered nurses -- rated as the nation's most trusted profession for seven consecutive years in Gallup's annual survey of professions -- to the Rose Garden to bolster his case for swift action on health reform.

"Nurses aren't in health care to get rich; they're in it to care for us from the time they bring new life into this world to the moment they ease the pain of those who pass from it. If it weren't for nurses, many Americans in underserved and rural areas would have no access to health care at all. And that's why it's safe to say few understand why we have to pass reform as intimately as our nation's nurses. They see firsthand the heartbreaking cost of our health care crisis. They hear the same stories I've heard across this country -- of treatment deferred or coverage denied by insurance companies; of insurance premiums and prescriptions that are so expensive they consume a family's entire budget ... And they understand that this is a problem that we can no longer defer," President Obama said.

ANA encourages its members to contact their representatives in Congress to urge action on health care reform this year and support for the public health insurance plan option.

For more information on ANA's positions on healthcare reform, see: www.nursingworld.org/healthcarereform.

The ANA is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 2.9 million registered nurses through its 51 constituent member nurses associations and its 24 specialty nursing and workforce advocacy affiliate organizations that currently connect to ANA as affiliates. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and reg
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