Foundation working to get health reform truth out

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The Universal Health Care Foundation of CT announced yesterday a public awareness campaign to help people in CT understand the benefits of national and state health care reforms and to counter substantial misinformation efforts by opponents of reform. Speakers pointed out that 150 volunteers have been working for months researching and designing CT’s health system redesign as part of the state’s SustiNet program planning. Speakers at the announcement included Stan Dorn of the Urban Institute, Kathy Lewis, Executive Director of the CT Public Health Policy Institute, John Olson, AFL-CIO President, Brenda Kelley, state AARP Director, John McNally a consumer with a pre-existing condition, Fred McKinney President of the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council, and Frances Padilla, Acting Director of the Foundation. For coverage of the event, click here and here.
Ellen Andrews