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BIG PHARMA: MARKET FAILURE

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

2:00 and 6:30 PM (90 minutes total. Includes open discussion.)

St. Louis Central Public Library 1301 Olive St., St. Louis MO 63103

Free registration required

Feeling hammered by out-of-control drug prices? If your doctor prescribed a drug on which your life depended, how much would you pay?

Richard Master is CEO of MCS Industries, a midsized American company. Last year his company spent over half million dollars on prescription drugs for his employees. Sometimes the annual cost of one drug can be more than double the salary of a single employee. Master pulled together a team of documentary filmmakers and researchers to go beyond the headlines and connect the dots. His team interviewed top experts and doctors to find answers to key questions. How much do pharma companies really spend on research and development of truly innovative drugs? Do “free market” principles impact drug prices and control cost? Do the normal rules of business apply to the pharma industry? How do TV ads impact consumers and doctors? He wanted answers to essential questions. Ultimately, he wanted a solution that made business sense for his company and health sense for his employees. Big Pharma: Market Failure is a new documentary that looks at the facts and makes an effective business case for realizable change. It is a compelling drama that reveals the truth of pharma cost and what we can do about it.

Flyer: Film Screening in St. Louis

Co-Hosts: 

Physicians for a National Health Program

Missouri Health Care for All

Missourians for Single Payer

Consumers Council of Missouri League of Women Voters

Empower Missouri

Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice

St. Louis Indivisible

Momentum: MO Moving Forward

Jobs With Justice

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Trivia Night 2016

Trivia Night 2016

Put on your healthiest thinking cap and join Missouri Health Care for All for our Second Annual St. Louis Trivia Night. Proceeds will support our work to make sure every Missourian has access to quality, affordable health care.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Doors open at 6pm, Trivia begins at 7pm
Central Reform Congregation
5020 Waterman Ave. St. Louis, MO  63108
$25 per person OR $200 for a table of 10

An event flyer can be found here. Please share widely!

Trivia * Prizes * Mulligans * Free Beer!
Outside snacks and beverages (including alcohol) welcome. However, please respect Central Reform Congregation as hosts and refrain from bringing pork or shellfish products.

Use the form below to reserve your spot. If you encounter technical difficulties or have questions, please contact us at mohealth@mohealthcareforall.org or 877-383-8884.

We’ll see you at Trivia Night!


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St. Louis Volunteer & Legislator Appreciation

St. Louis Volunteer & Legislator Appreciation

Mark your calendar and RSVP to join us September 21st for our legislator & volunteer appreciation event.

Join us to celebrate the success of the past year, and to specifically honor the amazing advocates who helped carry this work forward.

Wednesday, September 21st
5:30 – 7:00 PM
CAASTLC
Community Action Agency of St. Louis County
2709 Woodson Road, St. Louis, MO
Admission is free

We will be honoring Representative Margo McNeil for sponsoring and helping pass Rate Review this session.

We will also be honoring the tireless work of Saint Louis University Law School students Grace Flash and Dorothy Rodriguez. We will also be honoring the great work of Sidney Watson, Saint Louis University Law Professor.

There is no admission to join the reception. Mark your calendar and RSVP for the celebration now!

Thanks to the work of these honorees and our movement, Missouri consumers will have greater transparency in their health insurance rates.

RSVP here or email mohealth@mohealthcareforall.org for more information.

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Intern with Missouri Health Care for All

Intern with Missouri Health Care for All

Missouri Health Care for All Internships

Missouri Health Care for All is seeking interns to move our mission forward in the Springfield and St. Louis-metro regions. Undergraduate and Graduate internships and practicums available. Policy-focused internships and practicums available in the Mid-Missouri region. Reach out to mohealth@mohealthcareforall.org with program-specific questions. Multi-semester opportunities available.

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