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NYC Council Press Conference & Hearing on the NY Health Act
December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The New York City Council Health Committee is hosting an official public hearing to receive testimony from New Yorkers on a universal, single-payer health care system in New York State.
The Press Conference preceding the hearing will start at noon on the steps of City Hall. We need a large turnout to show how much support there is for the NY Health Act!
With the Democrats in majority in the state Senate, it’s more important than ever for every voice to be heard in support of moving to universal, single-payer healthcare to make sure it is on the agenda in Albany.
Speak out for a health care system that puts patients over profits!
Are you uninsured or underinsured?
Have you ever delayed care because you couldn’t afford your insurance copay or deductible?
Have you struggled to access long-term care services for yourself or a family member?
Have you ever stayed in a job just to keep your health insurance?
Have you ever been denied necessary care by your insurance company?
Have you ever had to file for bankruptcy because of medical debt?
Are you a medical professional who is frustrated with the hassles and barriers to care that private health insurance companies create for your patients?
Do you have to make difficult choices between paying your health care premium, prescription drugs, and other bills?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above or have another story to share about how the health care system affects you, please attend and testify at this hearing.
All are welcome to attend and show support, even if not submitting testimony. Please sign up here to RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd5tszdwqCIiX5Vtcl4mTf3KiWOEOslXailpQU6yfpFplQW5A/viewform
For more information on the hearing in New York City, contact Katie Robbins at firstname.lastname@example.org.