On January 5, 2016, in the Rotunda in the Capitol in Frankfort, Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care joined with organizations across the state to press for voting rights, workers’ rights, fairness, economic and racial justice, and healthcare. The rally was organized by Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. L to R Jill Harmer, Kay Tillow, Harriette Seiler.
Harriette Seiler was on the WAVE 3 evening news saying that even small co-pays can keep a parent from taking a sick child to the doctor.
You can watch her here. The interview begins shortly after 2:10.
Kentucky’s new Governor Matt Bevin has threatened to make Kentucky’s Medicaid more like Indiana’s–meaning that there will be more financial barriers to care if that happens.
HR 676, national single payer health care, has no deductibles, no co-pays, no coinsurance. It will end rationing by ability to pay!