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A New Look at Consumer Advocacy in 16 States

A New Look at Consumer Advocacy in 16 States

October 6, 2006

HCFA's national partner organization, Community Catalyst, has just released an in-depth exploration of the state of consumer health advocacy in 16 states, including Massachusetts. Click here for the CC press release on their study. Click here for the full report.

National conclusion from CC Executive Director Rob Restuccia: “With more Americans losing or at risk of losing health security every day, creating strong consumer organizations on the ground-level in each state would change the whole tenor and outcome of the health care debate,” stated Restuccia. “It is the missing ingredient to providing all Americans with quality health care and this report serves as blueprint for how to make it happen.”