Mon Feb 23, 2009 at 02:16:42 PM PST
Ever since Massachusetts became the latest state to to try incremental health "reform" (.pdf) including government imposed mandates to require people to buy private insurance from for-profit insurance companies, some have called it a model for the U.S. to follow, while others have urged caution.
Action Item: Please ask your Senators and Representatives to attend, or at least to send a representative to, a forum being held at 2226 Rayburn House Office Building this Wednesday February 25, from 2-4PM, entitled "National Lessons from State Health Reform: The Massachusetts Case Study." This is an opportunity for your representatives to hear expert witness testimony, and ask the tough questions, from physicians, nurses, patients, labor leaders, insurance brokers, and state legislators who are living with the impact of the Massachusetts "reform" everyday. More below: