Sacramento Business Journal: Nurses, others rally for single-payer system of Medicare

Senior Staff Writer-Sacramento Business Journal

Registered nurses and other supporters of a single-payer health care system took to the streets in 15 cities Wednesday in support of Medicare for all.

In Sacramento, supporters rallied in front of the Social Security Office on Arden Way.

The Campaign for a Healthy California, a coalition of more than 80 organizations that organized the event, is committed to finishing the job of health care reform in California by promoting the expansion of Medicare. The goal is to transform the current system — where quality of care and access to services are dependent on the ability to pay — to one that provides a single standard of care for all.

Continue reading here: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2014/07/30/nurses-rally-single-payer-medicare.html?page=all

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