Monday, November 15, 2010

The New Health Care Law and What it Means for Older Adults & Other Metro NY Health Care for All Event

*Tues. Nov. 16, 10 a.m. – "Bending the Cost Curve for Medicaid in New York"; the monthly roundtable sponsored by NYers for Accessible Health Coverage; guest speaker Kathy Kuhmerker (Lewin Group); at the National MS Society NYC Chapter, 733 Third Ave. (bet. 45th & 46th Sts.), 3rd fl., in Manhattan; more info at 646-442-4147.


*Tues. Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. – "Hippocrates Shadow: What Doctors Don't Know and Don't Tell You, and How the Truth Can Repair the Patient-Doctor Breach"; featuring David Newman, MD (Mt. Sinai Medical Center) and Laura Boylan, MD (Manhattan VA Medical Center); sponsored by Physicians for a National Health Program and other groups; at Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Sq. East (at 14th St.), 2nd fl. Conf. Ctr., in Manhattan; more info at or 718-222-9266


*Wed. Nov. 17, 9 a.m. – "The New Health Care Law and What it Means for Older Adults"; featuring Mark Hannay (Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign) and Heidi Siegfried (NYers for Accessible Health Coverage); sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam Access to Health Care Coalition, and the American Cancer Society; at Putnam Hospital Center, 670 Stoneleigh Avenue, in Carmel; more info at 914-397-8804. 


*Wed. Nov. 24, 7:30 p.m. – Health Care on the Air: "Choices and Options for People During Medicare's 2010 Open Enrollment Period"; guest Doug Goggin-Callahan (Medicare Rights Center); broadcast over cable Ch. 56 (Time-Warner) or Ch. 83 (RCN) in Manhattan or streamed live at; past programs available for streaming at; more info at 212-925-1829.


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*Wed. Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Annual Meeting of Health Care for All New York; at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Albany; guest speakers to be announced; car pooling available from NYC; more info at or 212-925-1829.


*Thurs. Dec. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. – 2010 Annual Gala Honoring Leaders for Health Care Justice; a benefit for the Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign; honorees to include Rep. Anthony Weiner, Citizen Action of NY, and various NYC affiliates of lead HCAN unions (AFL-CIO, AFT, AFSCME, CWA, and SEIU); keynote speaker John McDonough (Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Hunter College); at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Center, 310 W. 43rd St. in Manhattan; more info at 212-925-1829 or


Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign

40 Worth Street, Suite 802

New York, NY  10013


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