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Media Sources

Media Contacts
Georgia Brewer, (818) 860-0862
Andrew McGuire, (415) 215-8980

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Hank Abrons, MD, MPH
Board Advisor, Physicians for a National Health Program; Steering Committee, PNHP California; Board Member, California OneCare

Expertise: National single payer movement, California single payer movement

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Courtney Hutchison, MPH
Consultant, PolicyLink, UC Berkeley

Expertise: Health Equity, Health Policy Advocacy

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James G. Kahn, MD, MPH
Professor of Health Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health, School of Medicine, UCSF Affiliate, Global Health Sciences

Expertise: Health Economics & Health Policy

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Eric Leenson, MBA
President, SOL Economics; Co-Director, Business Alliance for a Healthy California

Expertise: Socially Responsible Business and Investment

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Andrew McGuire
Executive Director, California OneCare; Founder, Trauma Foundation; MacArthur Fellow; Emmy Award Winner

Expertise: California Single Payer Movement, Health Policy, Trauma Prevention, Consumer Protection, Advocacy Campaigns

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Wendell Potter
Author, Journalist, Consumer Advocate
Founder, Tarbell

Expertise: Health Insurance Industry, Health Policy, Health Care Reform, Other Health Care Systems, Money in Politics

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Michael A. Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences at UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health; Founding Chair, UCLA Minor on Global Health; Founding Director, UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America; Director, AltaMed Institute for Health Equity.  Board Member: Blue Shield of California Foundation, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California, California OneCare, and Past President, California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

Expertise: Health Equity, Migration/Immigration, Food Insecurity; Violence Prevention; Health Workforce; Ethnic/Racial Health Disparities, Health Policy, Single-Payer Health Care

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Harry Snyder, LLB
Advocacy Leader in Residence and Lecturer, Health Policy & Management, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Former Director, West Coast Regional Office, Consumer Reports

Expertise: Public Interest and Health Policy Advocacy, Patients’ Rights, Healthcare Industry Nonprofit to For-Profit Conversions

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Paul Y. Song, MD
Board Certified Radiation Oncologist; National Board Member at Physicians for a National Health Program and Healthcare Now; Co-Chair, Campaign for a Healthy California

Expertise: Healthcare Policy

SB 562 Campaign Partners

Press Releases & Info Sheets

Submit a Press/Media Release – Guidelines
Send your releases to: with the words “Press Release” in the subject line.

Media releases should:

  • Be on the topic of health care policy, healthcare reform, single payer or Medicare for All.
  • California-focused releases take priority.
  • Be current – no older than 24 hours.
  • Be sent as plain text within the body of an email. No faxed releases will be used.
  • Be proofread in advance for accuracy.
  • Be Internet-friendly. Include the url of your organization and email addresses of your contact.

Studies & Reports

Cost and Coverage Analysis of Nine Proposals to Expand Health Insurance Coverage in California, by The Lewin Group, Inc., March 31, 2002

The Health Care for All Californians Act: Cost and Economic Impacts Analysis, by The Lewin Group, Inc., January 19, 2005

Fiscal Analysis of SB 840, by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, May 22, 2008

Fiscal Estimates of SB 562 The Healthy California Act, by the California Senate Committee on Appropriations, May 22, 2017