National Partnership for Women & Families

Research Library: Campaigns

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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.

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.

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.

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.


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).

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