Find out what you can do to help make health care reform happen in 2009.
Families USA has been advocating for better health coverage for more than 25 years. Now, at last, comprehensive national health reform seems to be within our grasp. The President has made health reform one of his top domestic priorities. Leaders in Congress are also moving forward, holding hearings and drafting legislation with the goal of achieving health reform this year. To help you better understand the health care crisis and how to achieve affordable coverage for all, we have gathered a wealth of resources that outline everything you need to know about health care reform. Check out our resources below and get involved!
Health Reform Tool Kit
A one-stop shop of tools and resources to help advocates galvanize their communities around the message that health reform cannot wait.
What's Happening on the Hill?
The latest information on the progress of health reform legislation through the congressional process, including links to the bills and supporting information.
Our View: What Should Reform Look Like?
Issue briefs, testimonies, and reports that explore the unfolding legislative process and explain how Families USA envisions moving forward with health care reform in 2009.
Talking about Health Reform
A series of short pieces to help advocates counter misinformation and explain some of the key issues in the reform debate.
Talk to Your Neighbor
Talk to your family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues about health reform. Visit Families USA's Stand Up for Health Care site to start the conversation. And don't forget to Tell a Friend!
What Have States Done to Pave the Way?
Reports and issue briefs that explore what states have already done to expand coverage to more of their residents. These state efforts offer examples of what works and what doesn't.
Why Is Health Reform Needed?
Families USA has produced a wealth of reports and other materials exploring various aspects of the health care crisis: How many Americans are uninsured? How many are bearing a heavy burden of health care costs? How are communities of color affected by the health care crisis? This section draws together our latest publications that examine how and why many people are not getting the health care they need.
Multimedia materials, as well as our Health Reform Dialogue Report.