|Dean of the U.S. House|
John Conyers, Jr.
WHO: Rep. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI)
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA)
Wendell Potter, moderator, Health Insurance Whistleblower, Center for Public Integrity
Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy, National Nurses United
Robert Zarr, President, Physicians for a National Health Program
Andrea Miller, Executive Director, People Demanding Action
Don Berwick (via video), former administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
WHAT: Forum to discuss the successes of Medicare, review the major advances and challenges of the Affordable Care Act, and chart a path towards the proposed “Medicare for All” healthcare system.
WHEN: Thursday, July 30, 2015 for 1:00p.m. to 2:45p.m.
WHERE: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. (map)
The event will be streamed live and can be viewed at https://youtu.be/cqopRQ1kT-s
Rep. John Conyers (MI-13) is the last remaining member of Congress to have voted for the passage of Medicare in 1965. He is the lead sponsor of H.R. 676, “The Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act,” which would create a single-payer healthcare system in the United States.
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