The Republican lawsuit targets reinsurance that helps insurance companies provide universal coverage without accounting for pre-existing conditions.
TIME: 12 noon
EVENT: The Jewish Council for Public Affairs and the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition hold a media briefing to rally support for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits program, being considered for budget cuts or elimination.
PARTICIPANTS: Rabbi Steven Gutow, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs; Kathy Ruffing, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Donna Eshghi, registered nurse and former SSDI recipient from Wichita, Kan.; Deborah Krotenberg, division director of managed care and rehabilitation for Georgia'sState Board of Workers' Compensation and former recipient of SSDI from Atlanta, Ga.; and Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, managing director of resource development at the American Baptist Home Mission Societies
DATE: December 4, 2012
LOCATION: SVC-212, U.S. Capitol
CONTACT: Elyssa Koidin, 202-212-6031 or 518-810-7225, firstname.lastname@example.org [Note: RSVP to Elyssa Koidin at email@example.com]