Monday, October 24, 2011

#Occupy St. Vincent’s


The Coalition for a 

New Village Hospital 

joins #Occupy Wall Street and

Healthcare for the 99% Working Group and

Hands Off St. Vincent’s to

#Occupy St. Vincent’s

A Teach-in on the direction of health care in New York and the USA and a call to restore a hospital at the site of St. Vincent’s

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 5:30 PM

At the site of the old St. Vincent’s Hospital

7th Avenue at West 12th Street

 

Teach-in participants will be joined at 6:00 PM by marchers from the

March Against the Health Insurance Industry

organized by Healthcare for the 99%

 

March Details:

·        4:00 PM Zuccotti Park/Liberty PlazaShare your personal struggles with our healthcare system

  • 4:30 PM – Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield / One Liberty Plaza: located across the street from Zuccotti Park, Empire is a subsidiary of WellPoint, the largest publicly-traded health insurance company.
  • 5:30 PM – WellCare / 110 5th Ave: the for-profit company that administers Medicaid and Medicare Advantage programs in New York and other states. Currently being investigated for fraud with estimates that WellCare illegally siphoned $400 million to $600 million from state health insurance programs for the poor.
  • 6:00 PM – Teach-in at St Vincent’s Hospital

Don’t allow our hospital to be turned into luxury 
Condos for the 1%.
Stand Up. Fight Back. Teach In.


3 comments:

  1. I hope you have a nice day! Very good article, well written and very thought out. I am looking forward to reading more of your posts in the future.

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  2. interesting blog. It would be great if you can provide more details about it. Thanks you.

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