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Businesses, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare
Date:7/9/2009

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, between 2007 and 2008, nearly one out of three people in Illinois under the age of 65 went without health insurance. In an effort to bring awareness to the healthcare issues facing everyday Americans, on July 13, 2009, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, the leading generic pharmaceutical company, is hosting a roundtable forum on increasing healthcare access in Chicago, Illinois. The event will be the second in a series of roundtables being hosted across the country as part of the company's Year of Affordable Healthcare Campaign (www.yearofaffordablehealth.com).

Media are invited to join Chicago-area government officials, thought leaders, and businesses who will be discussing the need for more affordable healthcare and medicine for Americans nationwide. The event will be moderated by Pam Gilbert, Partner at Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca and former Executive Director of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Who:

  • State Senator William Delgado, Illinois 2nd District, Vice-Chairperson, Committee on Health - tentative
  • State Representative Patricia Bellock, Illinois 47th District
  • Pamela Gilbert, Partner at Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca and Former Executive Director of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Dr. Willard Harms, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Toshiki Masaki, Ford Motor Company
  • Barbara Akpan, Chicago Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force

When: July 13, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Where: Union League Club of Chicago

Room 710

65 W. Jackson

Chicago, IL 60604

About the Year of Affordable Healthcare: The Year of Affordable Healthcare campaign (www.yearofaffordablehealth.com) is a nationwide call for increased access to affordable healthcare for American citizens. The program coincides with the 25th anniversary of the landmark Hatch-Waxman Act, which created the modern generic pharmaceutical industry and has saved billions of healthcare dollars.


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