HEALTH CARE FOR ALL

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All people should get the health care they need.

People’s Action believes the right to health care is fundamental. A society that puts people first makes health care available to every person as a public good – not as an engine of profit for corporations and the rich.

Here’s how we can put our country on the path toward this vision:

• Open Medicare to everyone.
• Negotiate lower prices with drug corporations.
• Protect and expand Medicaid.
• Fully fund the Indian Health Service and Native Hawaiian health system.
• Support community health centers and public health institutions that people trust.

The right want to put us on a different path, pushing legislation that will make health care more expensive and less accessible to millions, while putting more wealth and power in the hands of insurance and pharmaceutical corporations. Their policies would create a country that is ever more divided and unequal. People's Action is promoting a bold vision in which people are free of worry about their ability to get the care they need.

NEWS

Tennessee Citizen Action’s Response to Haslam’s Health Insurance Testimony

People’s Action is releasing this statement on behalf of our member organization Tennessee Citizen Action. Today, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) during its hearing “Stabilizing Premiums and Helping Individuals in the Individual Insurance Market for 2018.” Andy Spears, executive director of Tennessee Citizen Action […]

LeeAnn Hall’s Statement on Reckless Health Care Repeal Effort

LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action, issued the following statement immediately following Senate Republicans’ vote today to move forward on repealing health care for millions of people. “We’ve held off this cruel and reckless repeal effort for 187 days, and we will continue fighting to stop the repeal from moving forward because this is a […]