Addressing Families USA’s annual conference in Washington last week, a pair of Democratic Midwestern senators endorsed universal health care for all Americans and said they think the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a good step toward achieving that goal.
Wisconsin’s freshman Sen. Tammy Baldwin opened Health Action 2013 with a rejection of the idea that premium medical treatment is a “privilege” for a lucky few, a sentiment echoed minutes later by Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. Both senators thanked members of the nonprofit advocacy group Families USA, whose grassroots and watchdog efforts they said was crucial to passing PPACA.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Employee Benefit News content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access