Tennesseee Health Care Campaign (THCC)

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Archive for February, 2010

Oh, Those Poor, Poor Insurance Companies

Posted by Susan McKay on February 19, 2010

New report “Insurance Companies Prosper, American Families Suffer.”


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Natl Health Policy Guru Coming to TN

Posted by Susan McKay on February 16, 2010

Mr. Ron Pollack, founding executive director of Families USA, will be the  keynote speaker at two of the

Tennessee Health Care Campaign’s 5th Annual Regional Conference

“Putting the Pieces Together: What Will National Health Reform Mean for Tennessee”

Saturday, February 20 – 9am-3pm

Saturday morning @ Cherokee Health System, 2018 Western Ave., Knoxville  Register with Beth @ buselton@thcc2.org

Saturday afternoon @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center, 1 Medical Ctr. Blvd., Cookeville — Register with Christina @ ckretchik@thcc2.org

Registration: $15 at the door; $10 in advance.

Mr. Pollack is the founding executive director of Families USA, the premier national organization for health care consumers. Families USA’s mission since the mid 1980’s has been to achieve high-quality, affordable health coverage for every American. In 1997, Mr. Pollack was appointed by President Clinton as the sole consumer representative on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry. In that capacity, Mr. Pollack helped prepare the Patients’ Bill of Rights that has been enacted by many state legislatures.

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