166947 Universal Health Care: Rep. Conyers and the Leadership Council

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 3:30 PM

The Honorable John Conyers, Jr , US House of Representatives, Washington, DC
Universal access to affordable health care is an important public health priority. There are several proposals pending in Congress and presidential candidates are debating the issue. U.S. Rep. John Conyers is proposing a plan based an extending successful featues of the Medicare program. This prsentation will describe this proposal, and efforts to mobilize effective support for comprehensive reform among public health advocates and policy-makers.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to: Identify Congressional proposals for universal access to health care Discuss advocacy coalitions to support effective proposls Understand prospects for national action in the coming year

Keywords: Access to Health Care, Universal Health Care

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