Single Payer Now

Posted: Sep 16th, 2011

Events

CaHPSA So Cal Healthcare Conference

When: Saturday, October 15, 2011
Where: Long Beach, CA


THE FIGHT FOR OUR HEALTH: Building The Movement For Single-Payer

Register for event here


When: Saturday, October 15, 2011

Where: CSU Long Beach– University Student Union, Beach Auditorium

Who: EVERYONE interested in learning more about the health care debate and WHAT WE CAN DO

What’s the issue?

  • 50+ Million Uninsured in U.S.
  • U.S. Spends over 2x as much as other industrialized nations on health care, but still has poorer outcomes
  • Admin and overhead costs of the Private Health Insurance industry = 30%; Medicare = <5%
  • Having many uninsured hurts U.S. businesses and productivity

Why Come?

  • Learn about the health care debate and What We Can Do
  • Network with health professional students
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Lunch and refreshments included in the $10 registration chargeThere are a limited number of      tickets for this conference.
  • Reserve your seat today by registering at http://2011cahpsasocalconference.eventbrite.com

The tentative agenda for the 2011 CaHPSA SoCal Healthcare Conference is as follows:

9:00 — 9:45: Registration

10:00 — 10:10: Welcome Remarks

10:15 — 12:15: Morning General Session
Plenary 1: Introduction to Single Payer
Plenary 2: The 2010 Affordable Care Act
Plenary 3: Healthcare Inequities in the United States

12:15 — 1:15: Catered Lunch (Included)

1:15 — 2:45: Breakout Sessions
1. How to Effectively Frame a Message
2. Making a Legislative Visit
3. Combatting Conservative Arguments and Myths about Single-Payer
4. Health Provider Panel: Challenges of Working in the Current System

3:00 — 5:00: Afternoon General Session
Question & Answer Session
Plenary 4: Women’s Health Issues
Legislative Update and Closing Remarks

5:30 — ?: No-host Mixer and After-Party at the Beach Club

Speakers are subject to availability.

If you have any questions please send an email to joeyatpnhpcaliforniadotorg  (joeyatpnhpcaliforniadotorg)  

Looking forward to seeing you in Long Beach on October 15!


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