CAHR Applauds California Assembly Passage Of Healthcare Reform Legislation
CAHR Chairman and Safeway CEO Steve Burd joined Gov. Schwarzenegger, Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez and more than 100 other business leaders, labor leaders, lawmakers and other stakeholders in a Capitol Rotunda press conference to applaud the Assembly’s passage of a comprehensive reform bill in California. This action marked an important step toward achieving reform in California this year.
Listen to the press conference here.
The Coalition to Advance Healthcare Reform (CAHR) is an active coalition of more than 50 employers and business leaders. and growing, committed to moving healthcare reform forward at both the state and federal level. Our goal is to advance meaningful, market-based solutions to our nation’s healthcare crisis. Members of CAHR believe there are five core elements essential to any meaningful reform including:
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CAHR Commits To Moving Forward On Reform In California
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Wednesday, January 23, 2008
CAHR Urges California State Senate To Support Healthcare Reform Legislation!
At a hearing in California's State Capitol today, CAHR urged members of the Senate Health Committee to support the healthcare reform legislation passed by their counterparts in the Assembly last month. Read CAHR's press release here.
"If we’re serious about health care reform in the US, all parties must come to the table and focus on the true driver of health care costs, which is the epidemic of chronic disease. We need a system that promotes disease prevention, better management of chronic diseases, and investment in the innovations that will lead to better treatments in the future."
President of US Pharmaceuticals for GlaxoSmithKline
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