If you don’t get involved, decisions about these live-saving programs will be made without you.LISTEN 29 min radio program
Republican Representatives Ryan and Toomey have each proposed plans to decimate Medi-Cal and Medi-Care, health insurance coverage for a third of the U.S. population.Â Enough Blue Dog Democrats voted for the bills to pose a real threat to these programs.Â It’s possible aspects of the Ryan or Toomey bills will be implemented in a compromise on some other issue.Â Keep your eye on D.C. and work to get the Tea Party out of Congress.
In the meantime, California has its best chance ever to pass a state-wide single payer health care plan.
We talk with Steve Weiss of Oregon’s Independent Living Resources and Dr. Hank Abrons, Board President of the California Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, NHP California.
Hosted by Eddie Ytuarte and Marissa Shaw.
Physicians for a National Health Program, California
Oregon’s Independent Living Resources