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Citizens' Health Care Working Group

Health Care that Works for All Americans

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It's Up To You

What's next in the national discussion about our health care? This is your chance to be part of an important debate. Use the resources of this web site to learn about our health care system.

What happens next, depends on you.


Some of the information found on this Web site is organized for your convenience in one or more of the sections below. In addition, you can find information or materials by using the Search link at the top of the page.



Final Recommendations to Congress and the President on September 29, 2006.


Interim Recommendations

Interim Recommendations, issued June 2, 2006.

Individual citizen comments on the Interim Recommendations.

Group/organization comments on the Interim Recommendations.


Health Report to the American People

Health Report to the American People, released October 5, 2005.

September 2006 revision, Health Report to the American People (PDF)



Community Meetings

Read reports for completed community meetings.

Downloadable resources for self-initiated community meetings.



Our electronic reading room contains official documents from Working Group hearings, including official notices, agendas, summaries, and transcripts, are posted in .

Formal presentations made to the Working Group.

Background reports, white papers, etc. distributed to the Working Group.


State and regional information

Working Group events: community meetings, hearings, and business meetings, by state.

Links to state-specific health care data on our State Statistics page.

Find rural health data on the Rural Assistance Center web site.


Multimedia Materials

Multi-media page: Videos, webcasts, and radio interviews.

Media Center

Media Center: Press releases and other media materials.

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Monthly calendar, or

Chronological listing of events

Public Input Data

Data from public input via web polls, e-mail, and paper formats.


Public Law 108-173

View the legislation enabling the Working Group.

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