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Sat, Apr 15


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HCA/PNHP Napa /Sonoma Zoom Meeting

Join the PNHP/HCA Sonoma/Napa Chapter for this important update regarding Healthcare, to include the recent CMS Rule and CA SB 770 with CNA reaction.

HCA/PNHP Napa /Sonoma Zoom Meeting
HCA/PNHP Napa /Sonoma Zoom Meeting

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Apr 15, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

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HCA/PNHP Napa /Sonoma Zoom Meeting: Saturday, April 15, 2023 11 AM-12:30PM


1. Welcome and introductions. Chair: McDevitt

2. Review of March minutes. Attached

3.  HCA Committee Reports:

a.  HCA Treasurer Report: $2,109.99, Rebate check $285.25

b.  HCA Membership Report: 18 paid members

4. PNHP Update:  McDevitt

a. Improved Medicare for All will be reintroduced in the House on April 27th by Jayapal and Dingell.

b. CMS Rule-Powerpoint slides

c. PNHP-CA has supported CA SB 770

d. CNA is against CA SB 770 (Process for Federal Waivers). Claim we must pass legislation first. Claim SB 770 could delay action on CalCARE until 2028.

e. PNHP letter in support of CA SB 525-Minimum wage of $25 for HealthCare workers

5. HCA Update:  Dallman

a. HCA-CA Board meeting on April 16

b. CA SB 770 (Waiver Bill). Interview with Michael Lighty on SB 770 at th

c. PNHP Transformational Leadership: Build a Chapter + Campaign Planning

d. Movement to End Privatization of Medicare: DCCs, Clcs, Moc

6. Old Business:

a. Letter #3 Jean Barstow: “Is Medicare Suffering from a Chronic Illness, Or Is It Terminal?”

7. New Business:

a. Dallman: Lessons from Abroad: Oregon and Other Countries Single Payer

8. Upcoming Events:

a.  April 19th, 1:30 PM. Ca Senate Healthcare Committee Hearing on SB 770

b.  April 20th, 6:00PM. Ash Kalra, Author of CalCARE (AB 1690) Zoom

c.  May 11th 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM(PT) CA Senate Forum. CA WFP. Barbara Lee

and Katie Porter. Facebook:

d.  May 20th, 11:00AM – 12:30PM. HCA/PNHP meeting.  Amanda Millstein, MD. “An  Overview of Climate and Health in CA”

 9. Announcements:

10. Next Meeting: Saturday, May 20, 2023

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