MEDIA ADVISORY: Orange County Rally to Unveil New Analysis of Local Impacts of Federal Health Care Votes

At a rally of Orange County residents on Tuesday, health care advocates will release new numbers detailing the consequences of health care votes taken by Representatives Mimi Walters and Dana Rohrabacher, including the amount that constituent's premiums will be increasing.
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For Planning Purposes: Monday, August 27, 2018

For more information, contact:
Rachel Linn Gish, director of communications, Health Access California, 916-532-2128 (cell)

ORANGE COUNTY RESIDENTS & HEALTH ADVOCATES TO RALLY AGAINST HEALTH ATTACKS &

UNVEIL NEW ANALYSIS ON LOCAL IMPACTS OF CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH CARE VOTES

With pending federal proposals to undo patient protections, new numbers will detail the price tag for constituents due to actions taken by Orange County Congressmembers Mimi Walters & Dana Rohrabacher

Aliso Viejo, CA—At a rally of Orange County residents on Tuesday, health care advocates will release new numbers detailing the consequences of health care votes taken by Representatives Mimi Walters and Dana Rohrabacher, including the amount that constituent’s premiums will be increasing. With health care legislation still pending in Congress, participants will call on their Representatives to stop the continued attacks to Orange County’s health care.

WHAT: Rally releasing new analysis of how much more Orange County consumers will pay for health care as well as other consequences to our communities due to actions of Orange County’s Congressional Representatives.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 6:00 PM

WHERE: Aliso Viejo Town Center (26711 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656)

WHO: Dozens of Orange County residents, business owners, health care consumers, advocates, and providers

SPEAKERS:

Amy Wiwuga, Health Consumer Advocate, Health Access California

Fern Eisler, Covered California consumer and constituent of Rep. Rohrabacher

Dr. Bill Honigman, Orange County emergency room doctor

Heather Altman, Southern California small business owner and Covered California consumer

VISUALS: Posters highlighting key facts, rally-goers with signs

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