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Support the Roll-Out of the ACA (aka 'Obamacare')

ProgressOhio is promoting some activities to support the 'Obamacare' roll-out that begins on October 1, 2013, the first day that individuals can sign up and enroll for health insurance through the health care exchanges.

Call for Health Care Stories

The Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") is still being rolled out. As more people gain access to health insurance and health care improves, UAPA would like to gather stories about how you or your family have benefited.

Have you been able to get insurance when you previously were unable because of a preexisting condition? Were you able to keep your 23- or 24-year-old son or daughter on your policy?

‘Mercy Killers’: Living Without Health Insurance

Mercy Killers logoOur American system of health care is put under a dramatic spotlight in a new play having a three-week run in Columbus.

New school immunizations? BANNED! The Unintended Consequences of Issue 3

Ohio's Issue 3 (more info below) is a disaster waiting to happen and current polling shows it passing on November 8th by wide margin. Unless you help get the word out.

Every major Ohio newspaper has come out against Ohio Issue 3 even traditionally conservative papers that endorsed Issue 2.

Don't Repeal Americans' Health Care Lifeline

We'd like to share a great story about the importance of healthcare. It's written by CNN.com contributor LZ Granderson, and he provides some great points about the necessity of affordable healthcare for all.

Don't repeal Americans' health care lifeline

(CNN) -- I had been wrestling with eye redness for weeks. After trying nearly every brand of over-the-counter eyedrops available, I finally decided to see a doctor.

Vote NO on Issues 1, 2 & 3

Why You Should Vote No on Issue 1

UAPA meeting and guest speaker: What's the Prognosis for Health Care?

Join UAPA at our next general membership meeting on Thursday, May 8, 2008.

aliceColumbus Dispatch columnist Joe Blundo recently asked, Why does it take Oprah's Big Give to take care of the sick in America? Good question! Find out the answers about health care in our country from activist Dr. Alice Faryna. She will be speaking on "What's the Prognosis for Healthcare? An analysis of the presidential candidates' health care plans." The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Road.

Dr. Faryna is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Additonally, she had a clinical practice in Marion, Ohio, at the Smith Clinic. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine 1977- 1990, and served as Medical Director for Medicare Part B Ohio and W. Va., 1990-1998. She has been an activist for health care reform since 2004.

 

Please join us for what is sure to be an informative and timely presentation!

Please note the change from our usual Sunday schedule and that this presentation is free.

ONN: Health care and business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Ohio Means Business"
Topic: federal health care reform law and how it affects businesses

Guests: W.C. Benton, professor and health care management expert, Fisher College of Business
Tom Strauss, president and CEO of Summa Health System
Mary Jo Hudson, attorney at Bailey Cavalieri
Bruce Davis, consultant at Findley Davies

Rebroadcast 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, and 12:30 a.m. Monday, April 11.

Read more: http://www.onntv.com

Health Care Reform with Tom Daschle SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

Senator Thomas Daschle

Perspectives on Health Care Reform

Tuesday, April 27

4 p.m.

Fawcett Center Assembly Hall Auditorium, 2400 Olentangy River Road

Limited seating still available; RSVP required: please send your reservation request to apr27@jgippm.ohio-state.edu or call 614-688-3206, ext. 1. We expect this event to sell out quickly so RSVP soon for your chance at a seat.

Where is the U.S. now with regard to health care reform? What does the new Federal health care law mean for you? Join former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle for an insider’s look at one of the largest changes in national health policy in recent history. Thomas Daschle, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota, served in Congress from 1978 to 2005. An outspoken advocate for health care reform, Daschle authored Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis.

Co-sponsored by The Ohio State University Medical Center, and presented as the Glenn School’s 2010 Stanley C. Muroff Civil Liberties Forum

Rally for Autism April 14, 2010

Rally for Autism
Wednesday, April 14
11 a.m., Ohio Statehouse

Join Rep. Ted Celeste and other advocates in urging Ohio senators to approve House Bill 8, Ted's call for improved insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Please bring signs (without poles!). Kids' activities provided.

Contact: askASO@autismohio.org

 

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