New York State Medical and Public Health Students Set the Record Straight on Single Payer

By Rebecca Mahn, Medical Student Fellow, PNHP NY Metro Chapter

Dozens of student descended on the halls of the New York State capitol in Albany on February 2nd, 2016, to set the record straight about healthcare reform: students support a Single Payer Healthcare Program! The New York Health Act (NYHA A5062/S3525), New York’s state bill that proposes a statewide improved Medicare-for-All healthcare, passed the state assembly last summer but has not yet been brought to a vote in the senate. The goal of the Student Lobby Day was to continue the bills forward motion.


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