League of Women Voters Sponsors Film on Health Care Crisis

 

A documentary film and an expert panel discussion on the crisis in health care delivery and ways to fix it will be shown in a public forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Westchester on Sunday January 24th, at 1:30 pm at the White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Avenue in White Plains.

 

After the 55-minute film, entitled “FIX IT: Healthcare at the Tipping Point,” a panel discussion will be led by New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal from Physicians for a National Health Program.  The State Assembly has passed a bill for a single payer health care in New York, and advocates are now focusing on State Senate passage.

The film looks at health care from a businessman’s perspective and shows how the inefficiencies of the present system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians, and negatively impacting the nation’s health, while remaining unaffordable for a third of the population.

 

For further information, call 914-761-4382.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan grassroots political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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