Critical Condition: Understanding the Health Care Debate - Monday, October 29, 2007

Monday, October 29, 2007 – 7:00 p.m.
Macalester College, Campus Center, John B. Davis Lecture Hall
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN

•  How does our health care system fail patients and providers alike?
•  What are health care systems in other countries really like?
•  What reforms are being pursued in Minnesota and other states?
•  How would the plans proposed by leading 2008 presidential candidates really work?

Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace invites you to a panel presentation by:

Sen. John Marty, Minnesota state senator since 1987, current chair of the Senate Health Policy Committee and author of the current Minnesota Health Care Act reform bill.

Elizabeth Frost, M.D., family practitioner at La Clinica serving predominantly uninsured patients and co-founder of the MN chapter of Physicians for a National Health Plan.

John Schwarz, M.A., health system analyst for over 10 years, director of the progressive health policy think-tank United Health System, and a member of the Minnesota Legislature Single-Payer Working Group.

Joel Clemmer, M.A., longtime community activist who has led health reform community outreach efforts with the Minnesota Universal Health Care Coalition and the DFL Progressive Caucus.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Elizabeth Dickinson, and a question and answer period will follow the presentation.

This event is free and open to the public.

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