Ask your elected officials these questions from our checklist published in ads in The Washington Post and USA TODAY, and hold them accountable for how the legislative changes impact healthcare costs for all Americans.
If you care about the cost of healthcare for you, your loved ones and our future generations, join us in our efforts and encourage others to take action and spread the word:
• Raise your voice! Contact your elected official with the sample letter to share your concerns on healthcare costs
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• Join the conversation on social media using #healthcarecoststoomuch
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West Health provides a variety of published reports, findings and data, as well as resources that are free and available for use.
West Health offers this checklist and resources to further the knowledge of the American people, not to endorse any specific legislation or candidate.
This is a series of educational pieces, which will be published from now through the 2018 elections.
U.S. Health Systems Ranks Last Among Wealthy Countries – NextAvenue | July 19, 2017
West Health Launches National Initiative Holding Congress Accountable for Reducing the High Cost of Helathcare – West Health Press Release | July 11, 2017
Older Adults Will Suffer Under Proposed Senate Health Bill – NextAvenue | July 7, 2017
Medicaid Must Be Reformed to Help Truly Needy & Claims of Spike in Uninsured – Forbes | July 7, 2017
AARP warns senators against supporting GOP healthcare bill – Washington Examiner | July 6, 2017
Why is health care so expensive in the first place? – CBS News | July 5, 2017
‘Single-Payer’ Healthcare Isn’t Necessary – But Single Pricing Is – Forbes | July 4, 2017
Opinion: How more competition has only made our health-care costs go up faster – MarketWarch | July 3, 2017
Multiple triggers for faster rise in healthcare costs – Miami Today | July 3, 2017
Republicans Craft Health Care Plan To Screw Trump Voters – HuffPost | July 3, 2017
Why We Will Never Control Healthcare Costs – The National Review | July 2, 2017
High Drug Prices Are Bad. Cutting Them Could Be Worse – New York Times | June 30, 2017
The Crazy Math Behind Drug Prices – Bloomberg | June 29, 2017
What We Can All Do About Rising Healthcare Costs – Forbes | June 28, 2017
Why US health care costs defy common sense – CNN | June 26, 2017
Conservatives are targeting the wrong things to bring down health care costs, says hospital system CEO – PBS Newshour | June 26, 2017
Retirement Healthcare Costs Are Rising Twice as Fast as Social Security – Motley Fool | June 24, 2017
AMA draws line in the sand on Medicaid caps, drug price transparency – Modern Healthcare | June 17, 2017
Health insurers go all in on value-based drug pricing – Fierce Healthcare | June 2, 2017