Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Save Dollars. Save Lives: An evening with Dr. Gerald Friedman

With all of the shenanigans of the government shutdown, the debt ceiling, and the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) over and the debates over the Affordable Care Act website underway, it is now time to talk about the dollars and cents of healthcare. Healthcare for All PA will be hosting UMASS economist Dr. Gerald Friedman to discuss what a single payer system could save the state of PA.  A clip of him can be seen below.

Save Dollars. Save Lives. 

The Economic “Cents” Behind Single-Payer Health Care Reform 
An evening with Dr. Gerald Friedman 
Tuesday, November 19th from 7-9 PM 
First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh 
605 Morewood Ave. 
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 

This event is brought to you by Health Care 4 All Pa, The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh. Dr. Friedman earned a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He is a Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, and the author of “The Pennsylvania Health Care Plan: Impact and Implementation” Come learn more about: Key features of the Pennsylvania Health Care Plan (Established by SB 400, introduced to State Senate by primary sponsor Jim Ferlo) The findings of Dr. Friedman’s Economic Impact Study & current developments in health care reform Please bring your questions! For more information contact Bob Mason: bmasona@gmail.com Or visit healthcare4allpa.org