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11 June Health Care Rally

11 June Health Care Rally






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    • THE FAMILY & BUSINESS HEALTHCARE SECURITY ACT ENDORSED BY: SENATE BILL 400 - HOUSE BILL 1660 • AFL-CIO, Pennsylvania • Allegheny County Council • • American Medical Student Association (AMSA) National Union of Hospital and Hospice Care CIVILIZED HEALTHCARE Employees District 1199C (Philadelphia), AFSCME, AFL-CIO FOR ALL • PA Business For Sensible Healthcare • Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) HEALTHCARE FOR ALL PENNSYLVANIA • Pennsylvania Council Of Churches citizens educating citizens • Pennsylvania League of Women Voters • Philadelphia City Council For more information, or to make a contribution, contact: • Philadelphia Neighborhood Networks Health Care for All Pennsylvania • Physicians For a National Health Program (PNHP) P.O. Box 828 • Pittsburgh City Council Levittown, PA 19058 …a partial list of our many supporters Or visit our website for resources, links and facts at: http://healthcare4allpa.org or call: (717) 295-0237 Ways You Can Help THE FAMILY & BUSINESS HEALTHCARE SECURITY ACT SENATE BILL 400 - HOUSE BILL 1660 Please write a check (tax deductible) to #1 Visit our website at http://healthcare4allpa.org to “HealthcareforALLPA Education Fund” and mail it to A mainstream, common sense learn more and to educate others. the address above. Keystone State solution #2 Lobby your State Legislators using the talking points included in this brochure. Find your Thank you for helping us make Pennsylvania a better representative at: http://healthcare4allpa.org/legislators.htm place to live and raise our families. If you live in western PA, contact us at: ***** #3 Write letters to the editor, using the talking points PUSHforhealthcare@gmail.com Pennsylvania... leading the way in this brochure. Or call Molly at: (412) 343-3027 to first-rate, comprehensive #4 Donate $10, $25, $50 – whatever you can – to our healthcare for all. volunteer, citizen-centered education and lobbying effort: EVERYBODY IN. NOBODY OUT. http://healthcare4allpa.org/donate.htm #5 Circulate a petition and return it to us: Comprehensive coverage means: http://healthcare4allpa.org/documents/petition_s.pdf MEDICAL CARE EMERGENCY TRANSPORT DENTAL CARE HOSPICE CARE EYE CARE ADDICTION TREATMENT The leader of a statewide coalition founded in 2004 to guarantee comprehensive PHYSICAL THERAPY LONG-TERM CARE healthcare for every Pennsylvanian, Healthcare for All Pennsylvania is a registered 501 (c)(3) and 501 (c)(4) organization including citizens from all walks of life. MENTAL HEALTH PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
    • WHY PENNSYLVANIA AND WE CAN TheFamily&BusinessHealthcareSecurity Actprovidesprompt,quality,comprehensive WHY NOW? PASS IT... healthcareforall.Itispaidforusingexisting StateandFederalfundsanda3%personaland We NEED it... • epublicanandDemocratic R co-sponsorsinthePAHouse 10%businesshealthandwellnessfee.Most •1.5millionresidentsareuninsured  andSenate individuals and businesses realize substantial •2millionmoreareunderinsured savings over what they currently pay for • ajoritysupportforeconomic M • 8%ofinsuredPennsylvaniansindangerof 9 studyonSB400/HB1660 insurance premiums, administrative costs, illness-relatedfinancialruin prescription drugs, co-pays and deductibles. • overnorRendelliscommittedtosigningthebillwhen G • 0%ofpersonalbankruptciesandhome 5 itpasses Theplancoversallpermanentandtemporary foreclosurescausedbymedicalbills legalresidentsoftheCommonwealth. • Ainsurancerateshigherandgrowingfaster P thannationalaverage Publicly funded, BENEFITS: • ncreasedout-ofpocketexpensesresulting I fromMedicarecutsnowcovered privately provided, •Qualityhealthcareforall •Youpickyourowndoctor • ealthcarecostsbankruptingourcities,towns, H quality, comprehensive • ouandyourdoctordeterminethebestcourse Y andcounties healthcare for all: oftreatment,notaninsurancecompany • odenialofcoverage.No exceptionsfor N CIVILIZED HEALTHCARE • Cost-Efficient “experimental”procedures,pre-existing FOR ALL • Practical and Proven conditions,oranythingelseexceptelective • Revitalizes Economy cosmeticsurgery. • Promotes Business and Job Growth • oneedforMedicareSupplementalcoverage N Civilizedhealthcareforallreplacestheprofit- MORE BENEFITS: centeredinsurancecompanythatdenies • educesthecostofStateandLocal R coveragetoensurebigprofits.Iteliminates Governments,workers’compand,intheory, 84%ofwhatwenowwasteonadministration, propertytaxes,autoinsurancepremiums advertising,marketing,CEOsalariesandperks. • xpandsEconomy:aprojected140,000well- E VA-stylebulkpurchasingofpharmaceuticals payingnewjobsinPennsylvania alsoreducescost(theVAsaves50%ormore). •Healthcareisnolongeremployer-based • educedLiability/PAphysiciansstayhere R TheU.S.spendsmorethantwiceasmuch • inancialSecurityforfamilies,businesses, F We WANT it... perpersononhealthcareastheother34 localgovernmentsandschooldistricts • 6%ofPennsylvaniansbelieveourhealthcare 7 • rovensavingsaresharedbyall P industrializedcountries(allofwhichhave systemisbroken universalhealthcare). • 8%believegovernmentshouldguarantee 6 healthcareforall • 3%believeRendellhealthcarereformsdonot 7 gofarenough EVERYBODY IN. NOBODY OUT.