World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Healthcare-NOW!

Healthcare-NOW!
Formation 2004
Website healthcare-now.org

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]

Contents

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

History

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.

Personnel

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

  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^ MichaelMoore.com : SiCKO : Links and Resources
  4. ^ About : Healthcare-NOW!
  5. ^
  6. ^
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^
  10. ^
  11. ^
  12. ^
  13. ^

External links

  • Healthcare-NOW! official website
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Fair are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.