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1/13: Healthcare Justice Demonstration at Trump Tower

We are in a life or death fight for our healthcare. Republican proposals will cause millions of people to lose insurance coverage. Those who have coverage will see the return of illegal tactics by private insurance corporations to deny and … Continue reading

Jan 13-15: Single-Payer Strategy Conference in NYC

Healthcare-Now!’s annual Single-Payer Strategy Conference is coming to NYC! Join us, Jan. 13-15th, and hundred’s of single-payer advocates from across the country. This is a great opportunity to learn more about single-payer healthcare and efforts to pass legislation at the … Continue reading

May 27: NYS Assembly to Vote on Universal, Single Payer Healthcare Bill

Our day has come, the New York Health Act — the universal, single payer health care bill — is coming to the floor of the NY State Assembly for a debate and vote TODAY, Wed, MAY 27, 2015. The session starts at 3PM. Passing … Continue reading

Tues, April 28: Single Payer Lobby Day Deadline

On Tues, May 5, 2015 advocates will gather in Albany to rally and lobby in support of the Gottfried/Perkins New York Health Act (A5062/S3525). We need a health care system that doesn’t bankrupt us when we get sick. We need a health care system that allows … Continue reading

May 5th: Statewide Single Payer Lobby Day

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015 advocates from across New York State will gather in Albany to rally and lobby in support of the Gottfried/Perkins New York Health Act (A5062/S3525). The New York Health Act will create a publicly funded, universal, single-payer healthcare system in our state, guaranteeing … Continue reading

Tues, March 10: PNHP-NY Metro Forum: “How Will We Pay for Single Payer Heathcare?”

  Join Physicians for a National Health Program NY Metro for a presentation on the first-ever study of how to finance single payer healthcare in NY State: “How Will We Pay for Single Payer Heathcare?” Featuring: Gerald Friedman, PhD, Chair … Continue reading

New York: State Assembly Announces Hearings on Single Payer

SPEAK UP FOR SINGLE PAYER UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE IN NEW YORK The New York State Assembly Health Committee will be holding hearings on the New York Health Bill in six cities across the state from Dec 4th to Jan 13th. This … Continue reading

Sat, 10/25: Writer’s Workshop for Health Advocates

WHAT: Writer’s Workshop by PNHP NY-Metro WHEN: Sat 10/25 10am – 1pm WHERE: 220 5th Ave, 5th Floor, Manhattan PNHP NY-Metro‘s Writers’ Workshop will review tips and tricks for building relationships with local press, writing powerful letters to the editor and … Continue reading

Join the Health Contingent at the People’s Climate March 9/21

This September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a landmark Climate Summit at the United Nations. But if we look at the progress (or lack of) made at previous Summits, we shouldn’t trust those leaders to take action on … Continue reading

July 30: Medicare Turns 49 – Make a call for Medicare for All!

Medicare, one of our country’s most popular social insurance programs, turns 49 today. After nearly half a century of providing health insurance to seniors and those with disabilities, Medicare keeps administrative costs down[1] and recipients happy.[2]  All while being our country’s … Continue reading