Obamacare/Single-Payer Healthcare Supporters

What about those supporting Obamacare and single-payer healthcare?  I have a list of them too.

Obamacare Supporters

Hospital Corporation of America  (Source:  http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/02/hca-king-burwell-supreme-court-obamacare-amicus-brief )

AARP, AMA  Source:  http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/11/05/health.care/

NEA

Source:  http://www.nea.org/home/64731.htm

Demos

Source:  http://www.demos.org/publication/letter-white-house-affordable-care-act-and-national-voter-registration-act

American Nurses Association

Source:  http://www.nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/MediaResources/PressReleases/2011-PR/ANA-Support-Affordable-Care-Act.pdf

American Medical Women’s Association
Breast Cancer Action
Community Catalyst
Connecticut Center for Patient Safety
Families USA
Health Care for All
Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health
National Consumers League
National Organization for Women
National Research Center for Women & Families
National Women’s Health Network
Our Bodies Ourselves
The TMJ Association
WoodyMatters

Source:  http://center4research.org/public-policy/letters-to-government-officials/letter-harkin-hatch-klobuchar/

Planned Parenthood

Source:  https://www.plannedparenthood.org/about-us/newsroom/press-releases/press-release-39802supreme-court-decision-upholding-affordable-care-act-will-benefit-millions-w

AHA

New York Times

Washington Post

Sunlight Foundation

Source:  https://democrats.senate.gov/2009/11/21/momentum-continues-to-grow-in-support-of-the-patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act/#.WKuOUjsrLIU

Healthcare Association of New York State

Source:  https://www.hanys.org/reform/docs/2010-03-20_hr_3590_letter.pdf

 

Opposes Repeal of Obamacare (in full or in part)

AAFP

Source:  http://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HS-ACA-Repeal-020315.pdf

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Source:  http://www.civilrights.org/advocacy/letters/2011/health-care-repeal.html  

Adolescent Counseling Services/Outlet
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA)
American Civil Liberties Union
American Psychological Association
APLA Health
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Basic Rights Oregon
California LGBT Health and Human Services Network
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Center For Black Equity
CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative
Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR)
Equality California
Equality Federation
Equality Florida
Equality Ohio
Equality Pennsylvania
Fair Wisconsin
Family Equality Council
Forward Together
Gender Health Center
Georgia Equality
Georgians for a Healthy Future
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
HealthRIGHT 360
Human Rights Campaign
Jackson Cty Democrats (OR) LGBTQ Caucus
Lambda Legal
LGBT Center of Raleigh
Los Angeles LGBT Center
LPAC
Movement Advancement Project
NASTAD
National Black Justice Coalition
National Center for Lesbian Rights
National Center for Transgender Equality
National Coalition for LGBT Health
National Council of Jewish Women
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)
NEAT – the National Equality Action Team
One Colorado
Out2Enroll
Palmetto Project
People For the American Way
PFLAG National
Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada
PROMO
Rogue Rainbow Elders
SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders)
Sacramento LGBT Community Center
SCPHCA-SCMHP
SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
The Trevor Project
Universal Health Care Action Network of Ohio
URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity
Whitman-Walker Health
Young Invincibles

Other Government-run Healthcare Supporters

Healthcare Now! Buddies

Board

Advisory Board

Medea Benjamin – Code Pink
Rose Ann DeMoro – California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
Leo Gerard – United Steelworkers
David Himmelstein, MD – Physicians for a National Health Program
Terry O’Neill – National Organization for Women
Cecil Roberts – United Mine Workers
Ethel Long Scott – Women’s Economic Agenda Project
Dr. Quentin Young – Physicians for a National Health Program

Members

Erin Anderson – Health Care for All Minnesota
Katherine Asuncion – Student Immigrant Movement
Don Bechler – Single Payer Now
Vanessa Beck – Healthcare-NOW!
Laura Dominguez – Health Care for All Texas/National Nurses Organizing Committee
Mark Dudzic – Labor Campaign for Single Payer
Nijmie Dzurinko – Put People First Pennsylvania
Rebecca Elgie – Single Payer New York
Oliver Fein, MD – Physicians for a National Health Program
Gerald Friedman – University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Ida Hellander, MD – Physicians for a National Health Program
Lindy Hern – University of Hawaii at Hilo
Judith Lerma – Health Care for All Texas/National Nurses Organizing Committee
Michael Lighty – National Nurses United
John Lozier – Healthcare for the Homeless
Lisa Patrick-Mudd – Single Payer Now
Mark Piotrowski – Alachua County Labor Party
Katie Robbins – Healthcare-NOW! New York City
Ibrahima Sankare – UCLA Medical Center
Aaron Scott – Episcopal Church
Bob Sisler – Retirees for Single Payer Health Care
Donna Smith – Health Care for All Colorado
Ray Stever – NJ One Plan One Nation
Walter Tsou – Health Care for All Philadelphia
Rita Valenti – Healthcare-NOW! GA
Vashti Winterburg – Kansas Healthcare for All
Cindy Young – California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
Bill Zoda – Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals

Source:  https://www.healthcare-now.org/about/our-board/

Local Groups

Alabama

Statewide Health Care for Everyone Alabama healthcareforeveryone-alabama.org
Northern AL North Alabama Health Care for All NorthAlabamaHealthCareForAll.org

Alaska

Need a chapter!

Arizona

Statewide Arizonans Coalition for a State and National Health Plan AZ.PNHP.org
Statewide Arizona Progressive Coalition Facebook Page

Arkansas

Need a chapter!

California

Statewide Health Care for All HealthCareForAll.org
Oakland The Women’s Economic Agenda Project WEAP.org
San Francisco and Los Angeles Single Payer Now SinglepPayerNow.net
Stockton Single Payer San Joaquin singlepayersanjoaquin.bbnow.org

Colorado

Statewide Health Care for All CO HealthCareForAllColorado.org/

Connecticut

Statewide CT Single Payer Coalition ctsinglepayercoalition@gmail.com
Statewide Connecticut for Single Payer CTHealth.server101.com

Delaware

Florida

Statewide Floridians for Health Care for All Rick Ford
Statewide Alachua County Labor Coalition laborcoalition.org

Georgia

Statewide Healthcare-NOW! Georgia HealthCareNowGA.blogspot.com

Hawaii

Need a chapter!

Idaho

Statewide Idaho Health Care for All IdahoHealthCareForAll.org

Illinois

Statewide Illinois Single Payer Coalition http://ilsinglepayer.org/

Indiana

Statewide Hoosiers for a Common Sense Health Plan HCHP.info

Iowa

Need a chapter!

Kansas

Statewide Vashti Winterburg, Kansas Health Care for All Vashti Winterburg

Kentucky

Statewide Kentuckians for Single Payer KYHealthCare.org

Louisiana

Need a chapter!

Maine

Statewide Maine Maine AllCare MaineAllCare.org
Statewide Maine People’s Alliance MainePeoplesAlliance.org

Maryland

Statewide Healthcare-NOW! of Maryland MDSinglePayer.org

Massachusetts

Statewide Mass-Care MassCare.org

Michigan

Statewide Michigan Improved Medicare for All (MIMA) Facebook.com/Michigan-improved-medicare-for-all
Detroit Retirees for Single Payer Healthcare RetireesForSPHC.org

Minnesota

Statewide Health Care for All – Minnesota HCAMN.org
Statewide Universal Health Care Action Network Minnesota UHCAN-MN.org

Mississippi

Need a chapter!

Missouri

Statewide Missourians for Single Payer MOSP.us
Columbia MU Students for Single Payer MU Students Facebook Group

Montana

Statewide Montanans for Single Payer MontanansForSinglePayer.org

Nebraska

Need a chapter!

Nevada

Statewide Healthcare-NOW! Nevada nevada@healthcare-now.org

New Hampshire

Statewide Healthcare-NOW! New Hampshire Chapter NHhcnow.org

New Jersey

North Jersey PNHP-NJ Dr. Winthrop “Wink” Dillaway
Statewide New Jersey Universal Healthcare Coalition universalhealthcarenj.org
Statewide Bergan Labor Council Retirees Paula Friedman

New Mexico

Statewide Network of Health Professionals for a National Health Program trigabov[at]aol[dot]com

New York

Albany Capital District Alliance for Universal Healthcare Richard Propp
Statewide Single Payer New York SinglePayerNewYork.org
New York City Private Health Insurance Must Go! PHIMG.org
New York City Healthcare-NOW! New York City HCN-NYC.org
Rochester Interfaith Health Care Coalition GRCC.org/health.html

North Carolina

Statewide Health Care for All NC HealthCareForAllNC.org

North Dakota

Need a chapter!

Ohio

Statewide Single-Payer Action Network Ohio SPANOhio.org

Oklahoma

Need a chapter!

Oregon

Statewide Health Care for All Oregon HealthCareForAllOregon.org
Statewide Jobs with Justice JWJPDX.org

Pennsylvania

Statewide Citizen Power, Inc. CitizenPower.com
Statewide Health Care for All – PA HealthCare4AllPA.org
Western PA Western PA Coalition for Single Payer WPASinglePayer.org
Southeastern PA Health Care for All Philadelphia PhillyHealth.org

Rhode Island

Need a chapter!

South Carolina

Health Care for All – South Carolina Statewide PNHPSC.org

South Dakota

Need a chapter!

Tennessee

Texas

Statewide Health Care For All Texas HealthCareForAllTexas.org
San Antonio Healthcare-NOW San Antonio HealthCareNowSA.org

Utah

Need a chapter!

Vermont

Statewide Vermont Workers Center workerscenter.org
Statewide Vermont Health Care for All VermontForSinglePayer.org

Virginia

Statewide Virginians for Guaranteed Health Care Jan Gable

Washington

Statewide Health Care for All-Washington HealthCareForAllWA.org
Bellingham United for National Health Care UnitedForHealthCare.org
Vancouver Vancouver Health Care Now VancouverHealthCareNow.org

Washington, DC

Citywide Coalition of the Uninsured and Underinsured for Single-Payer CUUSP.wordpress.com

Wisconsin

Statewide The Coalition for Wisconsin Health

West Virginia

Shepherdstown Eastern Panhandle Single-Payer Action Network WVPAN.org

Wyoming

Need a chapter!

Source:  https://www.healthcare-now.org/contact/local-contact-list/

Universal Healthcare Action Network (UHCAN) Buddies

National Groups

AFL-CIO

Alliance for a Just Society

Alliance for Retired Americans

American Medical Student Association

Caring Across Generations

Center for American Progress

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Center on Health Insurance Reforms of Georgetown University

Community Catalyst

Consumers Union

Doctors for America

Families USA

Health Care Now! 

Kaiser Family Foundation

Labor Campaign for Single Payer 

Media Matters

Medicare Rights Center

National Collaborative for Health Equity

National Health Law Program 

National Nurses United

National Partnership for Women & Families

National Physicians Alliance

National Women’s Law Center 

Physicians for a National Health Program

Public Citizen

Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need

Service Employees International Union

White Coats for Black Lives

Young Invincibles

Source:  http://uhcan.org/networking-groups/national-groups/

State Groups

ALABAMA

Alabama Arise – www.alarise.org

Alabama Appleseed – www.alabamaappleseed.org

North Alabama Health Care for All – www.northalabamapnhp.org

ALASKA

forthcoming

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Community Organization – www.arkansascomm.org

ARIZONA

Arizona Coalition for a State and National Health Plan – www.az.pnhp.org

CALIFORNIA

Health Access California – www.health-access.org

Health Care for All California – www.healthcareforall.org

Single Payer Now! – www.singlepayernow.net

The Women’s Economic Agenda Project – www.weap.org

COLORADO

ColoradoCareYes Campaign – www.coloradocareyes.co

Colorado Consumer Health Initiative – www.cohealthinitiative.org

Health Care For All Colorado – www.healthcareforallcolorado.org

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Citizen Action Group – www.ccag.net

Connecticut Coalition for Universal Health Care – cthealth.server101.com

Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut – www.universalhealthct.org

DELAWARE

forthcoming

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

forthcoming

FLORIDA

Florida CHAIN (Community Health Action Information Network) – www.floridachain.org

Florida Consumer Action Network – www.fcan.org

Florida Health Alliance – www.flhealthalliance.org

GEORGIA

Georgians for a Healthy Future – www.healthyfuturega.org

Healthcare-NOW! Georgia – www.healthcarenowga.blogspot.com

HAWAII

forthcoming

IDAHO

Idaho Health Care for All – www.idahohealthcareforall.org

ILLINOIS

Campaign for Better Health Care – www.cbhconline.org

Champaign County Health Care Consumers – www.healthcareconsumers.org

Illinois Single Payer Coalition – www.ilsinglepayer.org

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law – www.povertylaw.org

INDIANA

Better Healthcare for Indiana – www.healthierindiana.com

Citizens Action Coalition Education Fund of Indiana – www.citact.org

Covering Kids and Families of Indiana – www.ckfindiana.org

IOWA

Iowa Citizen Action Network – www.iowacan.org/

KANSAS

Kansas Health Consumer Coalition – www.kshealthconsumer.com

KENTUCKY

Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care – www.kyhealthcare.org

Kentucky Voices for Health – kyvoicesforhealth.org

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Consumer Healthcare Coalition – www.lachc.org

MAINE

Consumers for Affordable Health Care – www.mainecahc.org

Maine AllCare – maineallcare.org

Maine Peoples Alliance – www.mainepeoplesalliance.org

MARYLAND

Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition – www.healthcareforall.com

Maryland Women’s Coalition for Health Care Reform – www.mdhealthcarereform.org

Health Care Now! Maryland – www.mdsinglepayer.org

Progressive Maryland – www.progressivemaryland.org

MASSACHUSETTS

Health Care for All – www.hcfama.org

Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Health Care – www.masscare.org

MICHIGAN

Michigan Citizen Action – www.michcitizenaction.org

Michigan Consumers for Healthcare – consumersforhealthcare.org

Michigan Improved Medicare for All – www.facebook.com/pages/Michigan-Improved-Medicare-For-All-MIMA/173884779344694?fref=ts

Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network – www.michuhcan.com

Retirees for Single Payer Healthcare – www.retireesforsphc.org

MINNESOTA

Greater Minnesota Health Care Coalition – www.gmhcc.org

Health Care for All-Minnesota – www.facebook.com/healthcareforallminnesota

TakeAction Minnesota – www.takeactionminnesota.org

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Health Advocacy Program – www.mhap.org

MISSOURI

Missouri Health Care for All – www.missourihealthcareforall.org

Missourians for Single Payer – www.mosp.us

MONTANA

Healthy Montana Campaign – http://healthymontanacampaign.org

Montana Organizing Project – allianceforajustsociety.org/affiliates

NEBRASKA

Center for Rural Affairs – www.cfra.org

Nebraska Appleseed – https://neappleseed.org/

NEVADA

Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada – www.planevada.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Citizens Alliance for Action – www.nhcaforaction.org

New Hampshire Voices for Health – www.nhvoicesforhealth.org

NEW MEXICO

Health Action New Mexico – www.healthactionnm.org

Health Security for New Mexicans – www.NMhealthsecurity.org

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Citizen Action – www.njcitizenaction.org

NEW YORK

Campaign for New York Health – http://www.nyhcampaign.org/

Health Care for All New York – www.hcfany.org

Healthcare – NOW! New York City – www.hcn-nyc.org

Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign – www.metrohealthcare.org

New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage – www.cidny.org

NORTH CAROLINA

Health Care for All NC – www.healthcareforallnc.org

North Carolina Health Access Coalition – www.ncjustice.org

North Carolina Fair Share – www.ncfairsharecdc.org

NORTH DAKOTA

forthcoming

OHIO

Progress Ohio – www.progressohio.org

Single Payer Action Network of Ohio – www.spanohio.org

Universal Health Care Action Network of Ohio – www.uhcanohio.org

Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage – ohioconsumersforhealth.org

OKLAHOMA

forthcoming

OREGON

Health Care for All-Oregon – www.hcao.org

Oregon Action – www.oregonaction.org

Oregon State Public Interest Research Group – www.ospirg.org

PENNSYLVANIA

Consumer Health Coalition – www.consumerhealthcoalition.org

Health Care for All Pennsylvania – www.healthcare4allpa.org

Health Care for All Philadelphia – www.phillyhealth.org

Pennsylvania Health Access Network – www.pahealthaccess.org

Western PA Coalition for Single Payer – www.wpasinglepayer.org

RHODE ISLAND

HealthRIght – www.rihealthright.org

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center – www.scjustice.org

SOUTH DAKOTA

forthcoming

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Citizen Action – www.tnca.org

Tennessee Health Care Campaign – www.thcc2.org

Tennessee Justice Center – www.tnjustice.org

TEXAS

Cover Texas Now – www.covertexasnow.org

Healthcare For All Texas – www.healthcareforalltexas.org

UTAH

Utah Health Policy Project – www.healthpolicyproject.org

VERMONT

Dr. Dynasaur 2.0 Campaign – drdynasaur2.org

Vermont Health Care for All – www.vermontforsinglepayer.org

Vermont Public Interest Research Group – www.vpirg.org

Vermont Workers Center – https://www.workerscenter.org/

VIRGINIA

Virginia Organizing – www.virginia-organizing.org

WASHINGTON

Health Care for All Washington – www.healthcareforallwa.org

Healthy Washington Coalition – www.healthywa.org

Northwest Health Law Advocates – www.nohla.org

United for National Healthcare – www.unitedforhealthcare.org

Washington Community Action Network – www.washingtoncan.org

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Citizen Action Group – www.wvcag.org

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care – www.wvahc.org

WISCONSIN

Citizen Action of Wisconsin – www.citizenactionwi.org

WYOMING

forthcoming

Source:  http://uhcan.org/networking-groups/state-groups/

Presidential Government Healthcare Support List

Hillary Clinton (D):  YES

Donald Trump (R):  MIXED  1 2 3 4

Gary Johnson (L): NO

Jill Stein (G): YES

Darrell Castle (C): NO

Evan McMullen (I): NO

 

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