Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform

Promote a health care system for the United States that provides affordable access to a basic level of quality care for all U.S. residents, including behavioral health that is integrated with and achieves parity with the physical health care system.

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Wisconsin Capitol July

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Action Alerts

Medicaid Expansion is on the chopping block as the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee begins meeting in executive session on the Governor’s proposed biennial budget.

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The LWVT-PC supports enhancement of the existing services for the mentally ill to create a full system of services for the severely and chronically mentally ill in Pierce County
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The Healthy California for All Commission held its first meeting on January 27 in Sacramento. The charge of the commission is to provide the Governor and Legislature with options and recommendations to advance progress toward achieving a health care delivery system that provides coverage and access to all Californians through a unified financing system, including, but not limited to, a single-payer financing system.

Public Health Town Hall
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A year-long study concerning public health issues in Delaware County was conducted by Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health to evaluate the delivery of health and public health services in the county.

LWVUS Public Policy on Reproductive Rights

(For Complete position: Impact on Issues, pg. 33) The League's Position Statement of Position on Public Policy on Reproductive Rights, as announced by the National Board, January 1983:
The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices.

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Support of programs, which provide the Social Services Agency with the tools and financing to promote the rehabilitation of recipients and the prevention of problems.

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Support coordinated community-based system of supportive services for the elderly designed to avoid, delay or shorten their institutionalization.
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Get active again as life picks up and so does League! We are responding to the pandemic in so many ways and getting better at it – just look at what is in this Voter!

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by Marian Shostrom and Pat Snyder, Health Care Issue Co-Chairs

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