Get on the Salem bus Feb. 11 to rally on the Capitol steps and visit your legislators. Join the campaign for universal health care: Healthcare for All Oregon. Call Peace House now at 541-482-9625 and reserve a seat on the bus.
Even with coverage under the Affordable Care Act, many of us cannot afford the premiums, co-pays and extra cost of dental and vision plans. For example, I must pay thousands before the insurance company will pay a dime toward my osteoporosis medication.
Thank Rep. Peter Buckley, 503-986-1405, for co-sponsoring the HCAO Act and HB 2828, a bill to fund the Oregon Healthcare Study. Please call your legislators and ask them to become sponsors. Economists suggest that 95 percent of Oregonians would save money under the HCAO Act, and the study bill will provide details on what single-payer health care will cost as we move Oregon forward to provide health care as a human right to all.
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” — Martin Luther King Jr.