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  • Thursday, November 15, 2007

    CAHR Promotes Prevention & Wellness Programs In The Workplace!

    Today, CAHR and the National Chamber Foundation co-hosted a forum entitled “Keeping America’s Workforce Healthy: Prevention, Wellness and Behavior.”  The symposium spurred an open dialogue with some of the nation’s top business leaders and largest employers on the importance of creating a workplace environment  that promotes good health through wellness programs. Participants also highlighted the successes and best practices implemented within their own companies. 

    Read more about the event here

  • Sunday, November 11, 2007

    Steve Burd & Joe Hansen Urge CA To Pass Healthcare Reform!

    In today's Sacramento Bee, Safeway CEO and CAHR Chairman Steve Burd and UFCW International President Joe Hansen penned an op-ed supporting reform in California this year! 

    Read the full text of the op-ed here  

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2007

    CAHR Urges All Parties To Get Back To The Table In California!

    After reports of a union and consumer group decision to walk away from the healthcare reform negotiating table in California this week, CAHR Chairman and Safeway CEO Steve Burd issued a statement urging all sides to work together.

    Read the entire statement here 

  • Monday, October 1, 2007

    CAHR Welcomes Coca Cola Enterprises!

    As the healthcare debate at the state and federal levels moves forward, CAHR continues to grow. Today, we welcome our newest member, Coca Cola Enterprises!  

  • Friday, September 14, 2007

    CAHR Chairman Pushes For Reform in California!

    Today, in the San Jose Mercury News, CAHR Chairman Steve Burd, penned an op-ed pushing for comprehensive market-based refom in California this year. 

    Read the full text here! 

  • Monday, September 10, 2007

    CAHR Supports Special Session In Calfornia - Applauds Gov. Schwarzenegger For Promised Veto of AB 8!

    Today, CAHR commended Gov. Schwarzenegger’s commitment to veto AB 8, the healthcare reform measure passed by the Legislature.  CAHR also applauded the Governor for his pledge to call a special session to reach consensus on a comprehensive healthcare reform plan this year. 

    Read more here! 

  • Sunday, September 9, 2007

    CAHR Adds Members!

    CAHR welcomes two new members  - Morgan Stanley and Rockwell Collins!

  • Saturday, August 11, 2007

    CAHR Urges Californians to Speak Up to Gov. Schwarzenegger & Legislative Leadership!

    CAHR urges participants of the August 12th CaliforniaSpeaks statewide conversation on healthcare reform to seize the opportunity to speak directly with the Governor and legislative leaders and let them know that California needs consumer-driven healthcare reforms that improve transparency in the current system, cover all Californians, focus on prevention, and rely on the principle of shared responsibility for costs.

  • Friday, July 27, 2007

    CAHR is Growing!

    CAHR welcomed two new members this week –  Rockwell Automation and Roll International Corporation. The Coalition is now 50 members strong, combined we operate in all 50 states and employ more than 1.7 million people. 

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2007

    CAHR Opposes Current Version Joint Legislative Democrat Reform Plan

    Today the California State Senate's Health Committee debated the joint Democrat legislative proposal. CAHR submitted and letter and testified in opposition to the legisaltion in its current form because it it does not rely on shared responsibility for costs or incentives for healthy behavior and fails to accomplish the goal of universal coverage. Read more about CAHR's testimony here

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2007

    CAHR CEOs Visit Capitol Hill - Commend Senate for Efforts to Improve Transparency!

    Today in meetings with Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) and Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY), the Coalition to Advance Healthcare Reform (CAHR) applauded the Senators for their hard work and commitment to helping improve health care quality and efficiency. 

    Learn More About This Visit

  • Thursday, June 21, 2007

    As The Healthcare Debate Grows, So Does CAHR!

    CAHR welcomes our newest member companies - Health Net, Hospital Corporation of America, Proctor & Gamble (California), Publix Super Markets & Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. 

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2007

    Momentum is building - Employers continue to join CAHR!

    Since our launch, CAHR continues to grow, adding members weekly. Most recently Lund Food Holdings, Inc., Unified Western Growers, and Wakefern Food Corp have joined the coalition!

  • Thursday, May 10, 2007

    CAHR Conitnues to Grow!

    Edison International and Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. have joined our efforts since our launch in Washington, DC on Monday! 

  • Thursday, May 10, 2007

    The healthcare reform debate is moving ahead full steam this year in California!

    Today the Coalition to Advance Healthcare Reform joined Governor Schwarzenegger, Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata, Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez and Assembly Republican Leader Mike Villines to discuss reform proposals, share innovative ideas and launch the start of a productive dialogue about improving California’s healthcare system this year.  

  • Monday, May 7, 2007

    CAHR Launches on Capitol Hill! 

    On Capitol Hill the Coalition to Advance Healthcare Reform announced its formation on May 7. Our members stood shoulder to shoulder with key members of Congress to begin a dialogue about solutions to the healthcare crisis and discuss the coalition's core principles and mission.

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