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Formation 2004

Healthcare-NOW! is a non-profit grassroots coalition in support of the single-payer health care movement for the United States.[1] Healthcare-NOW!'s stated goal is to implement the United States National Health Care Act (HR 676, aka Expanded and Improved Medicare for All).[2][3][4]


  • History 1
  • Organizing methodology 2
  • Personnel 3
  • See also 4
  • Notes and references 5
  • External links 6


Healthcare-NOW! was founded in 2004, originally under the name of the Campaign for a National Health Program NOW (CNHP NOW). The first meeting of the coalition was the Campaign for a National Health Program NOW Conference: "Health Care Crisis and Election of 2004." On August 31 and September 1, 2004, the conference was held as well as a rally during the Republican Convention.[5][6]

Organizing methodology

Healthcare-NOW! uses various California Nurses Association, to initiate the National Day of Protest Against Health Insurance Companies. This National Day of Protest took place in 18 cities nationwide in support of a single payer system.[12] It was a campaign mainly about public health care not private.


Healthcare-NOW is composed of 36 board members, in addition to the board of directors. The National Coordinator was Marilyn Clement.

Board Member co-chairs[13]

See also

Notes and references

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  4. ^ About : Healthcare-NOW!
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External links

  • Healthcare-NOW! official website
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