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New York

More than 2.5 million New York workers - about 38 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Orlando, Florida

More than 255,000 workers in Orange County, where Orlando is located - about 46 percent of the county's private sector workforce - do not have paid sick days.


Consumer Coalition Principles

The Campaign for Better Care Consumer Coalition is a broad-based coalition of consumer organizations representing the diverse constituencies with a direct stake in improving the health, economic security, and quality of life for older adults with multiple health conditions and their families.


Washington, D.C.

Although Washington, D.C., was the second U.S. city to enact a paid sick days law, certain workers - including tipped restaurant workers - are excluded from coverage.


Washington

More than 865,000 Washington workers - about 39 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


The Urgent Need for Better Care

It’s just not right that our most vulnerable patients – older adults with multiple health problems and their families – are not getting the health care they need and deserve.


Seattle, Washington

In September 2011, the Seattle City Council passed and Mayor Michael McGinn signed the city's paid sick days law, making paid sick days available to more than 150,000 workers in Seattle who previously had none.


New Jersey

More than 1.2 million New Jersey workers - about 38 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Response to RFI on ACOs

The undersigned members of the Campaign for Better Care appreciate the opportunity to comment on the CMS Request for Information pertaining to the Accountable Care Organizations, published in the Federal Register, vol. 75, no. 221, pages 70165 to 70166.


Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology: How is it Meaningful to Patients and their Families?

Susan Crowson is a family caregiver from Maryland who is part of the Campaign for Better Care. She looks after her father, “Pop,” who has Alzheimer’s disease, heart arrhythmia, prostate problems, low blood platelets, and is highly susceptible to other infections.


Vermont

More than 85,000 Vermont workers - about 38 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Arizona

More than 875,000 Arizona workers - about 42 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

More than 210,000 Philadelphia workers are not able to take an earned sick day when they are ill.


Massachusetts

More than 900,000 Massachusetts workers - about 36 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Minnesota

More than 845,000 Minnesota workers - about 41 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Illinois

More than 2.1 million Illinois workers - about 45 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Oregon

More than 490,000 Oregon workers - about 40 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Maryland

973,130 Maryland workers - 47 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Connecticut

In June 2011, Connecticut passed the nation's first statewide paid sick days law. Public Law 11-52 will allow workers in service occupations who work in businesses with 50 or more employees to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours of work, up to 40 hours annually (approximately five days for a full-time worker).


CBC Media Brief

On Monday, June 6, the Campaign for Better Care (CBC) filed comments with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program.


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