Watch our incredible news coverage from a legislative hearing and rally at the State Capitol on January 30th, 2018. Safety net hospital workers are fighting back against the Illinois Hospital Association’s (IHA) proposed new hospital assessment and Medicaid funding formula that could slash money for safety nets. (See our blog post here for more background information).
Springfield: WCIA CBS Ch. 3: Save Our Safety Net Rally
WATCH VIDEOS BELOW OF OUR FULL PRESS CONFERENCE IN THE STATE CAPITOL
Hospital Workers, State Rep Juliana Stratton Call on IL Hospital Assoc to Protect Funding for Safety Nets
Tamera Cunningham, Touchette Hospital, East St Louis: ‘We Need Transparency on Hospital Assessment”
Percy Clark, St. Bernard Hospital: “Our Communities Will Suffer If Safety Nets Are Forced to Close!”
State Rep. Marcus Evans: “I am ashamed of the Illinois Hospital Association” for Cutting Safety Nets