The “Protect Patients First” national tour made a stop in West Virginia on Thursday, July 13. The tour, which launched in early June in Cleveland, aims to inform the public and help persuade senators to reject harmful health care proposals under consideration in Washington.
“Protect Patients First” is a national coalition of groups that includes patients, doctors, hospitals and several leading national organizations that are advocating for better health care. The groups – including AARP, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, American Nurses Association, Federation of American Hospitals, March of Dimes and their state affiliates – are urging lawmakers to Protect Patients First, and address shortcomings in four main areas: affordability of insurance, access to essential care, protection for those on Medicaid, and protections for those with employer-sponsored health insurance. This event was part of a series that organizers are hosting in states across the country.
You can take action by urging your Senator to scrap the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Call 844-259-9355