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Comments by Organizations on Interim Recommendations

The Citizens’ Health Care Working Group has received comments on its Interim Recommendations from the following organizations (all comments are posted as PDF documents).

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Organization Name (A) Date filed
Access to Care 7/26/06
American Academy of Actuaries 8/24/06
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 8/31/06
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 8/10/06
American Chiropractic Association (also see attachments - 2.8 MB) 8/15/06
American College of Physicians (ACP) 8/24/06
American College of Surgeons (ACS) 9/12/06
American Dental Association (ADA) 8/31/06
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) 8/31/06
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 8/30/06
American Hospital Association (AHA) 8/4/06
American Medical Association (also see attached proposal) 8/22/06
American Medical Student Association (AMSA) 8/17/06
American Nurses Association (ANA) 8/22/06
American Osteopathic Association (AOA) 8/30/06
American Psychological Association (APA) 8/31/06
American Public Health Association (APHA) 8/2/06
Ascension Health 8/18/06
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) 8/31/06
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) 8/31/06
Association of Professional Chaplains 7/31/06

Organization Name (B-E) Date filed
Bi-State Primary Care Association 8/17/06
California Pan-Ethnic Health Network 8/30/06
Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) 8/31/06
Catholics for a Free Choice 8/31/06
Cherokee Nation 7/31/06
Center for Medicare Advocacy 8/31/06
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber 8/14/06
Citizens' Council on Health Care 8/29/06
City of Philadelphia, Department of Public Health 8/29 - 8/31/06
Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) 8/25/06
Clinical Social Work Guild 8/31/06
Coalition for Democracy of Central New York, Health Care System Organizing Committee 8/30/06
Community Health Centers and related associations: 8/18 - 8/31/06
Council of the United University Church 8/31/06
Congreso de Latinos Unidos 8/29/06
Consumers Union (CU) 7/7/06
Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw 7/18/06
End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium 8/9/6
The ERISA Industry Committee 8/31/06

Organization Name (F-H) Date filed
Family Planning Advocates of New York State 8/31/06
Georgia Association for Primary Health Care 8/14/06
Health Care America 8/18/06
Health Care for All/NJ 7/15/06
Health Care for All - Washington 8/31/06
Healthcare Leadership Council 8/31/06
HIV Medicare and Medicaid Working Group 8/14/06

Organization Name (I-M) Date filed
Independent Living Resource Center 8/30/06
Institute for Health Freedom 8/31/06
Institute of Social Medicine and Community Health 8/31/06
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) 8/31/06
League of Women Voters Health Care Working Team 8/30/06
Michigan Legal Services 8/16/06
Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network (MichUHCAN) 7/17/06
MichUHCAN Supplemental Comments 8/24/06
Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates 8/14/06
Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) 8/31/06

Organization Name (N) Date filed
National Advocacy Center, Sisters of the Good Shepherd 8/28/06
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care 8/4/06
National Association of Community Health Centers 6/12/06
National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) 8/31/06
National Association of Free Clinics 8/28/06
National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) 8/30/06
National Association of Realtors (NAR) 8/31/06
National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) 8/31/06
National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers 8/29/06
National Coalition on Health Care 8/16/06
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 8/31/06
National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care 7/10/06
National Health Law Program (NHeLP) 8/24/06
National Small Business Association (NSBA) 8/31/06
NETWORK 7/10/06
Northeast Ohio Voices for Health Care/UHCAN Ohio 8/30/06

Organization Name (O-R) Date filed
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital 8/31/06
Philadelphia Area Committee to Defend Health Care 8/28/06
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) 8/31/06
Provena Covenant Medical Center
Provena United Samaritans Medical Center
Providence Hospital 8/31/06
Public Citizen, Health Research Group 7/18/06
Reach Out America 8/18/06
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice 8/31/06
Results, Incorporated 8/18/06

Organization Name (S-T) Date filed
St. Vincent Health 8/31/06
Schuylkill Alliance for Health Care Access, Inc. 7/17/06
Seton Healthcare Network 8/22/06
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 8/31/06
State Chamber, Oklahoma 8/31/06
Supportive Care Coalition 8/23/06

Organization Name (U-Z) Date filed
United States Government Accountability Office, Comptroller General of the United States 7/7/06
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 8/24/06
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN) 8/9/06
UHCAN Ohio 8/30/06
VistaCare 8/31/06
Washington State Ad-Hoc Coalition on the Citizens' Health Care Working Group 8/24/06
Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring 8/16/06


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