How Medicaid Caps Would Impact Seniors

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2017/06/22/how-medicaid-caps-would-impact-seniors/#.WUvowuvysdU By National Council on Aging June 22, 2017 Editor’s note: This piece was written by Joe Caldwell, PhD, the Director of Long-Term Services and Supports Policy at National Council on Aging. It was originally published on NCOA’s blogon June 19.  … Continued

Industry Was Doubly Generous With These 13 GOP Senators Now Drafting Trumpcare

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/06/21/industry-was-doubly-generous-these-13-gop-senators-now-drafting-trumpcare Published on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by Common Dreams NOTE: PA Senator Toomey has received over $350,000 from the insurance and pharmaceutical industries. While baker’s dozen of Republicans’ all-male, all-white legislative team draft bill in secret, analysis … Continued

Sign Petition to Take On Big Pharma, Drive Down Drug Prices

From Public Citizen (https://www.citizen.org/): “The pharmaceutical industry is getting away with murder.” That’s what Donald Trump said back in January. Now, President Trump is writing an executive order that will keep medicine prices high and increase them abroad. Tell Congress: … Continued

Senate Moving on Health Care—Act Now, and Join a Health Care Vigil Tomorrow!

From the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (http://www.pahealthaccess.org): New vigils added in Harrisburg and Allentown. See other vigils below. NOTE: For a link to what you can do in addition to or if you can’t attend a vigil, go to http://www.pachurchesadvocacy.org/next-two-weeks-crucial-call-senators-to-protect-medicaid/. … Continued

The Next Two Weeks in the Senate Are Crucial—Call Our Senators to Protect Medicaid

NOTE: Rev. Dr. William Barber will be in Philadelphia for a rally to #ProtectOurCare at Senator Toomey’s office on Thursday, June 22 at 3:00 pm. Watch www.pachurchesadvocacy.org for details. Rallies in other PA cities are welcomed–if you are having or … Continued

The Gathering Offers Podcasts on Important Political/Theological Issues

From Repairers of the Breach (http://www.breachrepairers.org/): The Moral Movement is continuing to grow and build power through fusion politics in North Carolina and across the country. Now, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of … Continued

Resources from Around the Coalition: The Health Care Edition

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2017/06/16/resources-around-coalition-health-care-edition/#.WUfRtuvysdU By chn June 16, 2017 Editor’s note: The following blog post is authored by CHN intern Raquel Douglas. 3 million children without insurance. Medicaid cut by almost 50 percent. $1.2 billion in cuts to the Centers for Disease … Continued

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