Navigation Links
Rally for Health Care for the Uninsured as Legislature Reconvenes for Fall Session
Date:9/12/2008

Tuesday September 16 1 PM

Broad and Vine Sts.

PHILADELPHIA, Sept 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rally to support expansion of health care for the uninsured will take place on Tuesday, September 16 at Broad and Vine Street, sponsored by the SE PA Health Access Network. Uninsured persons and representatives of labor, social service, religious and health care fields will speak. The Philadelphia Medical Examiner Sam Gulino will also speak. Speakers will call for Senate action on health care legislation bottled up in the Senate for months. The rally will coincide with the return of the legislators from summer vacation.

In February 2007, Governor Rendell proposed a major reform of health care in Pennsylvania, including a center piece that would insure hundreds of thousands of the uninsured. "In 19 months not one additional citizen has received health coverage due to legislative action," said John Dodds, Director of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project. "But 2 people have died each day in PA due to a lack of insurance."

The State House passed a bill to enact a new insurance program Access to Basic Care (ABC) in February 2008, but the Republican Senate leadership has yet to bring the bill for a vote. Only 9 sessions days are currently scheduled before the Senate adjourns for the year. "71% of the uninsured work," says John Meyerson of UFCW Local 1776, part of the PHAN coalition, "and more and more employers are dropping insurance or raising employee contributions. This session we have the opportunity to make a real advance toward covering Pennsylvania's uninsured."

Governor Rendell and Senate Republican leadership are negotiating Senate action on the insurance package. PHAN is calling for expanded health insurance coverage for the uninsured that would include prescription drug coverage, while Senate Republicans have talked of expanding public clinics using volunteer Doctors.

Rally for Health Care for the Uninsured

Tu
'/>"/>

SOURCE SE PA Health Access Network
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Skin Revitalizing Product Uses Naturally Occurring Serum for the Repair of Sun Damaged Skin
2. Children are naturally prone to be empathic and moral
3. Red Cross NASCAR Partners Rally to Support Relief Efforts
4. World Renowned Hand Surgeon Helps Patients Conquer Joint Discomfort Naturally
5. Health Robotics Announces IV Station (TM Pending) a Centrally-Controlled,
6. New federally-funded health initiative to speed benefits of science to North Carolinians
7. Study shows pine bark naturally reduces cardiovascular risk factors in diabetics
8. Study Shows Pine Bark Naturally Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Diabetics
9. Jenny McCarthy & Jim Carrey Host the Historic Green Our Vaccines March and Rally in Washington DC on June 4, 2008
10. Mayo Clinic Research Shows U.S. Intensive Care Units Prevention of Pneumonia in Critically-ill Patients Generally Strong; Identifies Area of Improvement
11. Intensive care units prevention of pneumonia in critically-ill patients generally strong
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 The ... CAGR of 7.2% to reach $5,756.0 million by ... the microscopy market. The electron microscopes product segment ... the forecast period. , Rising focus on nanotechnology, ... growth of the microscopy market. , Get Full ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... Market Analysis to 2023” focuses on the current ... opportunities in the colorectal cancer market. Stivarga is ... of colon or rectal cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim is ... for the treatment of refractory CRC in the ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 “Every three months the trends for ... sweetheart evening dress will be one of the hottest styles ... Yunx.co.uk says. Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening ... 80% off. , “We are trying our best to ... our latest designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 The short film ... was created in honor of a true 9/11 hero, Welles ... film festivals including the 24 hours of Nuremberg International Short ... Bangladesh. , Actress, screenwriter and director Luciana Lagana ... this film together with her husband, Gregory Graham ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Woodland Hills, California (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... in her home in Woodland Hills, California after an ... Harris passed away on Christmas Eve evening in her ... battle with aggressive metastatic breast cancer. ... International for over forty years, she pioneered and championed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Microscopy Market Hit to $5,756.0 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Microscopy Market Hit to $5,756.0 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Microscopy Market Hit to $5,756.0 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 2Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 3Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 4
... in Ongoing Research to Replicate Insulin-Producing Function of Healthy ... SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 31 A key step ... patients with diabetes has been achieved, according to new ... Technology & Therapeutics .Researchers at the University of ...
... refractory patients recruited in trial;, ... complete efficacy data to be available in ... Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven ... completed recruitment in its initial Phase III registration ...
... in The Journal of Nursing Administration shows ... continuous vigilance monitoring is used on medical-surgical unit beds. ... President and CEO of Hoana Medical, Inc. "Using ... potential patient deterioration so they can respond appropriately. ...
... magazine for medical device makers appoints Full Spectrum Software’s Andrew Dallas ... premier magazine for the medical device industry has appointed Andrew Dallas ... president and CTO of Full Spectrum Software company background ... ...
... Urgent Care Center. Hoboken residents now have much needed option for treatment ... ... -- Hoboken families now have a convenient place to go for most ... Hoboken,s first Urgent Care center and a medical facility like no other ...
... ... Alpharetta, Ga. (PRWEB) March 31, 2009 -- Among 1,239 ... had not worked at a government healthcare facility at least once. ... in trying government locum tenens jobs. This is good news ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Researchers Successfully Create Computer-Simulated Model for Evaluating Artificial Pancreas 2Health News:Researchers Successfully Create Computer-Simulated Model for Evaluating Artificial Pancreas 3Health News:Bioniche Completes Recruitment in First Phase III Clinical Trial with Urocidin(TM) 2Health News:Bioniche Completes Recruitment in First Phase III Clinical Trial with Urocidin(TM) 3Health News:Continuous Vigilance Monitoring Technology Benefits Nurses & Patients 2Health News:Andrew Dallas, President of Full Spectrum Software Appointed to Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry Magazine Editorial Advisory Board 2Health News:PromptMD Announces the Opening of their First Urgent Care Center at 309 First Street in Hoboken 2Health News:Physician Survey Highlights Advantages of Government Locum Tenens Jobs 2Health News:Physician Survey Highlights Advantages of Government Locum Tenens Jobs 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... VIEJO, Calif. , Dec. 22, 2014 ... into expanded corporate offices in Aliso Viejo ... announced that due to the tremendous growth and worldwide ... needed. Sales of patented SnoreRx, the anti snore cure ... offices. He said, "We are now in 23 ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "Investment Analysis of the US Medical ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... medical device sector identifies the key trends and ... investments, and mergers and acquisitions. The ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Swedish Orphan ... today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for ... has adopted a positive opinion for the use of ... men with Peyronie,s disease with a palpable plaque and ... start of therapy. The use of Xiapex ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 2Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 3Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 4Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 5Sobi's Xiapex receives positive opinion by CHMP for the treatment of Peyronie's disease 6
... VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP ), a ... today that Ms. Molly Henderson, the company,s chief business ... at the Rodman & Renshaw Healthcare Conference at the ... will be on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 11:40am ...
... 8 Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (Pink Sheets: ... the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of specialty enzyme ... biopharmaceutical industries, today announced that its President and Chief ... Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:VirtualScopics to Present at the Upcoming Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference 2Dyadic International and EnGen Bio to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference 2
... is a leading provider of immunofluorescence assays, ... menu that includes kits for autoimmune diseases, ... miscellaneous conjugates and components. Our Impact IFA ... of substrates and kit sizes to choose ...
... Medical Professional Diagnostics is a leading provider ... and DFA test menu that includes kits ... as well as miscellaneous conjugates and components. ... a wide assortment of substrates and kit ...
... ELISA products make us a leader in ... faster integration into the busy laboratory, our ... and run-to-run consistency. Our Infectious Disease ELISA ... wide range of serological assays including ToRCH, ...
... Diagnostics is a leading provider of immunofluorescence ... test menu that includes kits for autoimmune ... as miscellaneous conjugates and components. Our Impact ... assortment of substrates and kit sizes to ...
Medicine Products: