COVID-19: Crisis, Clarity, and Community
March 21, 2020
From President Marcia Stedman The mission of Health Care for All-Washington has always been to make sure that everyone has health care. The current coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of government involvement in oversight and monitoring of public health. Government structures such as the...Read More
Coronavirus: Your money or your life?
February 28, 2020
""We would want to ensure that we work to make (the COVID-19 vaccine) affordable, but we can't control that price because we need the private sector to invest. Price controls won't get us there," (Federal Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex) Azar told...Read More
February 2020 Legislative Update!
February 17, 2020
This legislative session has been a cascade (pun possibly intended) of health care legislation moving through committees. The floodgates have opened, Health Care for All-Washington is here for it, and we are seeing fantastic results! We are so excited!Read More
February 2020 UHC Work Group - Developing the Criteria for Assessing Universal Health Care Models
February 14, 2020
Keep up the good work providing public comments! Thanks to all who shared their thoughts with the Universal Health Care Work Group. You doubled the number of comments for the December meeting. Listen to the February meeting and comment here. Let’s increase it again!...Read More
Making Insulin More Affordable for Washingtonians Now
January 12, 2020
Update January 22, 2020: Two insulin cost bills Health Care for All Washington worked to get introduced and testified for cleared the first legislative hurdle and unanimously passed the Senate Health and Long Term Care Committee! HCFA-WA board members Marcia Stedman, Sherry Weinberg, and...Read More
Are Any of Your Legislators Healthcare Committee Members?
January 08, 2020
The very first hurdle for our new bills and amendments will be passing them out of their respective Healthcare Committees. If you are a committee member's constituent, your contacts with your legislator are SUPERSIZED. Your calls, emails, letters and bill comments are vital! To...Read More
Report on the December Universal Health Care Work Group Meeting
December 20, 2019
Whack-a-mole is No Longer Working to Keep Healthcare AffordableIf it is Not Affordable, it is not Accessible The Work Group needs to hear from us! Watch here and Comment here. Public comments accepted until 5 pm, Monday, December 30. We encourage you to share your story about unaffordable...Read More
We're Ready for 2020! Annual Meeting Re-Cap
December 08, 2019
A packed room of supporters heard our panelists Ronnie Shure, HCFA-WA Vice President, Ken Fabert, MD, Health Care is a Human Right - Washington's Co-Chair David Loud, Aaron Katz from the UW School of Public Health and Raleigh Watts, Executive Director of Country Doctor...Read More
Rep. Khanna Introduces HR 5010 "The State-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2019"
November 11, 2019
Jump to Press Release HR 5010 "The State-Based Universal Health Care Act (SBUHC) of 2019 is a landmark step toward empowering states to expand health coverage to every resident. Recognizing the unique position of American states to lead the push for universal health care, Rep....Read More
Trump's Ghoulish Attacks on Medicare and Medicare for All
November 09, 2019
Pro-Corporation Rather Than Pro-Patient Republished from our friends at Health Care is a Human Right-WA plus a Section-by-Section Review Trump’s most recent Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors is the worst kind of evil: the evil you don’t see coming. Disguised as an...Read More