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Voices on Health Care NC Oct 21 2020 – 12th Annual Jack Crum Conference
October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cost and Economic Impact of Our Current Health Care Crisis
Hosted by the Methodist Federation for Social Action NC Chapter
Join us as our Speakers for this Evening’s Webinar will focus on the following discussion…
William Munn, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Advocacy Project, NC Justice Center
William Munn will discuss “Our Employment Based Health Insurance and the Coverage Gap.” How funding of healthcare developed and is currently funded in the US. Who is covered and who is left out? What does it cost? How has the Covid-19 crisis made things worse? And US Expenditures on Healthcare vs other Western Countries.
Peg O’Connell, Chair of Care4Carolina
Peg O’Connell share with us “The Cost and Benefits of Medicaid Expansion, a Potential NC Solution.” How Medicaid Expansion would affect healthcare access, improve health outcomes, and impact NC economically. She will discuss impact of Medicaid expansion on other states, efforts to pass Medicaid expansion in NC, and legislation currently before the NC General Assembly.
Rebecca Cerese, Healthcare for All NC
Rebecca Cerese will discuss “Universal Coverage. The Argument for Medicare for All.” Why many believe this type of healthcare financing would be the most cost effective and provide the broadest range of health care coverage. What is the experience in other countries? What are the barriers to adoption & implementation in the US.
Register here in advance on Zoom for a secure link by email.
For more information, visit the event webpage.