Monday, July 12, 2010

Metro NY Health Care for All CALENDAR of Events

Mon. July 12, 6:30 p.m. – Monthly meeting of the Commission on the Public's Health System; guest speaker Judith Arroyo (Local 436, DC 37 AFSCME); agenda includes the state and city budget outcomes, and the new federal health care reform law; at the Urban Justice Center, 123 William Street, 16th floor, in lower Manhattan; more info at 212-246-0803 or www.cphsnyc.org

*Tues. July 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Statewide meeting of Health Care for All New York's Equity and Disparities Task Force; at 1199 SEIU, 115 Washington Ave. in Albany; car pools available from NYC (contact 212-925-1829); RSVPs at www.hcfany.org; more info at 607-723-0110 (Lea Webb)

Wed. July 14, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. – "A New Era in Medicaid: Federal Reform and Fiscal Uncertainty"; a conference sponsored by the United Hospital Fund; featured speakers include Steven Anderman (Bronx-Lebanon Hosp.), Deborah Bachrach (Bachrach Health Strategies), Michael Birnbaum (United Hospital Fund), Rima Cohen (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services), JoAnn Costantino (Northeast Health), Donna Frescatore (NYS Dept. of Health), and Dennis Whalen (Healthcare Assoc. of NYS); at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave. (at 34th St.) in Manhattan; registration $100 ($50 students); RSVPs and more info at www.uhfnyc.org

*Thurs. July 15, 5 p.m. – Press Conference on New York's New "Prior Approval" Law; hosted by Sen. Suzy Oppenheimer, featuring various guest speakers; at the Burke Rehabilitation Center, 785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains; more info at 914-934-5250.

Thurs. July 15, 6 p.m. – Reception for 2010 National Hispanic Medical Assoc. Leadership Fellows; guest speaker Jaime Torres, MD (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services); at the NY Academy of Medicine, 5th Ave. & 103rd St. in Manhattan; RSVPs to 202-628-5895 or rsvp@nhmamd.org

*Mon. July 19, 1 p.m. – WBAI Health Action; broadcast over 99.5 FM in NYC area or www.wbai.org on the web; topics and guests TBA; past programs available for up to 90 days for live streaming or downloads at www.wbai.org; more info at 212-925-1829

*Tues. July 20, 10 a.m. – Monthly roundtable and meeting of New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage; guest speaker(s) and topic TBA; at the Center for Independence of the Disabled NY, 841 Broadway (at 14th St.), 3rd fl., in Manhattan; more info at 646-442-4147

*Fri. July 23, 10 a.m. – "The New Health Care Law: What it Means for Seniors and People with Disabilities"; a forum sponsored by the NY Network for Action on Medicare and Social Security, and New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage; featuring Maria Alvarez (NY Statewide Senior Action Council), Mark Hannay (Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign), and Heidi Siegfried (NYFAHC); at JASA's Cooper Sq. Residence, 200 E. 5th St. (at 3rd Ave.) in Manhattan; more info at 212-925-1829

*Mon. July 26, 1 p.m. – WBAI Health Action; broadcast over 99.5 FM in NYC area or www.wbai.org on the web; topics and guests TBA; past programs available for up to 90 days for live streaming or downloads at www.wbai.org; more info at 212-925-1829

Thurs. July 29, 7 p.m. – 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act; hosted by the Center for Independence of the Disabled NY; at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St. (bet. 6th & 7th Aves.) in Manhattan; $5 suggested contribution; RSVPs and more info 646-442-4156 or eeason@cidny.org

(* indicates events or groups in which we play a leadership or sponsoring role.)
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Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign
40 Worth Street, Suite 802
New York, NY  10013
212-925-1829

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