The workshop will be facilitated by Mercedes Phelan, lead organizer of the Rochester chapter of Citizen Action of New York
, and Calvin Eaton, founder of 540WMain Communiversity.
HCFANY will be convened by Consumers Voices for Coverage, The American Cancer Society, The Center for Working Families, The Children's Defense Fund, Citizen Action of New York
, The Community Service Society, Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign, New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage, and The New York Immigration Coalition.
"The principal victims of Medicaid fraud are the three million New Yorkers who rely on Medicaid for health services," said Richard Kirsch, Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York
. "The NYS Legislature must assure that this spotlight on billing fraud be used to help the real victims--the millions of New Yorkers whose well being depends on essential services provided by Medicaid."
Richard Kirsch is executive director of Citizen Action of New York
, an affiliate of Northeast Action and USAction.
Plaintiffs in the federal suit include the New York Statewide Senior Action Council, Citizen Action of New York
, Consumers for Affordable Health Care Foundation, Health Care for All, and the Massachusetts Senior Action Council.
A recent survey by Citizen Action of New York
shows the following individual payroll savings for several medium to small New York towns if a single payer national health insurance plan were in place, like that proposed by H.R.
Citizen Action of New York
has opened an organizing office in Rochester.<br />The statewide grassroots organization was founded in 1983 and has more than 30,000 members.
ALBANY, N.Y., July 6--A privatized Medicare plan involving fewer than 20 percent of all Medicare beneficiaries is costing New York taxpayers $709 million annually in corporate handouts, according to an analysis released today by Citizen Action of New York
and the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI).
And to Citizen Action of New York
, they are all proof that campaign finance reform is working in New York City.
We at Citizen Action of New York
were very interested by your coverage of living-wage campaigns throughout the country ["A New Day for Labor," Sept.
The WFP is a new community-labor coalition whose core institutional support comes from the statewide Communications Workers of America, Regions 9 and 9A of the United Auto Workers, the Amalgamated Transit Union, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), Citizen Action of New York
, the New Party's state branches and a dozen or so smaller union locals including the Teamsters, Laborers Union and the Buffalo Teachers Federation [see Doug Ireland, "Labor's Time to Party?" July 20].