The Economic Case for Medicare for All

Hear Economics Professor Gerald Friedman, Ph.D., speak on the funding of a single payer, improved Medicare for All health care system.

Gerald Friedman, PhD, Professor of Economics at U Mass, Amherst
Gerald Friedman, PhD, Professor of Economics at U Mass, Amherst

Thursday, October 24, 2019

7:00 pm

First Unitarian Church

809 S. 4th St., Louisville 40203

Preliminary remarks by Karen Krigger, MD, Family Medicine

 

 

Professor Friedman was a Phi Beta Kappa member and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Columbia University. He obtained his doctorate from Harvard University, where he received a Certificate of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

He has written extensively on the funding of single payer health care systems.

In his study “Funding HR 676: The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act — How we can afford a national single-payer health plan,” he outlines the costs and benefits of Rep. John Conyers’ national single-payer legislation.

He has provided expert testimony in the US Senate on his study of the financial analysis of single payer national health insurance.

Sponsored by: Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care, PO Box 17595, Louisville, KY 40217, www.kyhealthcare.org, nursenpo@aol.com, 502 636 1551

While in Louisville, Dr. Friedman will speak at other major events:

“Medicare for All — What future physicians need to know”

Wed. Oct. 23, 2019

12 Noon

U of L Medical School Instructional Bldg, Rm 102, 500 S. Preston, Louisville

Sponsored by U of L Students for a National Health Program (SNaHP).

Grand Rounds:  “Medicare for All – What physicians need to know”

Thursday, October 24, 2019

8:00 am

Ambulatory Care Building, 550 S. Preston St.

Sponsored by the U of L Department of Medicine

Gerald Friedman to speak at the W. Chestnut St. Baptist Church

“Medicare for All Means Health Equity for All”
Thur. Oct. 24, 12 Noon, 1725 W. Chestnut St.

Grand Rounds:  “Medicare for All – What physicians need to know”

Friday, October 25, 2019,
8:00 am
Bottigheimer Auditorium,
Jewish Hospital, 200 Abraham Flexner Way

Sponsored by U of L Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics