Organizing for Single-Payer Health Care in the Philadelphia Region
Health Care for All Philadelphia is a coalition of health professionals and activists dedicated to achieving a publicly financed, single payer health plan that provides one standard of cost-effective, high quality care for all people.
Because key people are unable to come on Oct 14, the next general meeting of Health Care for All Philadelphia will be on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7-9 PM, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way, Pennsylvania Federation, 421 North 7th Street, Suite 299
Philadelphia, PA 19123 (near Spring Garden and 7th St.) Note the change of date and location. We will be trying this location to see how it works.
Please note a change of location for the general meeting which is moving to Temple Hospital, Broad and Tioga, 5 Parkinson, Room 525., 7- 9 PM, 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Coming this Tuesday, March 11, we are going to have a mailing party for our annual fundraiser. If you are interested, please join us at the Community College of Philadelphia, Business Building, 18th and Callowhill St. Meet in the lobby. 7 PM.
The gubernatorial candidates have been asked about their position on single payer. Our current information shows the following supporters of single payer:
John Hanger (D) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilSGk84j9uI
Max Myers (D)
Tom Wolf (D) studying it
Paul Glover (Green)
Opposed to single payer:
Allyson Schwartz (D)
JoEllen Litz (D)
Rob McCord (D)
Katie McGinty (D)
Tom Corbett (R)