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ONLINE AUCTION LINK & QUIET DRIVE UPDATE

ONLINE AUCTION UNDERWAY! Click here for our ONLINE AUCTION, produced in partnership with Nevada Public Radio. Search for KZYX to see local Mendocino, Lake County, and Trinity County listings, posted by donors who are supporting KZYX&Z. Thanks!

So far we've raised over $22,100 during our QUIET DRIVE! Our goal for June is $75,000. We've knocked about 2 1/2 days off of the drive so far. Let's do it! Some stations who produce QUIET DRIVES have been able to eliminate an entire on air membership drive by about the 3rd attempt. We are well on our way. Let's try to slide into summer with as little show interruption as possible, this year and in the future. 



http://knpr.org/events/summer-online-auction-underway

 

 

THOUSANDS TO DIE/BILLIONS OF DOLLARS WASTED FROM MEDICAID OPT-OUT -- ON KZYX, FRIDAY AT 9 AM

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On Friday, February 21 at 9 a.m., "All About Money" returns to KZYX with a special edition show on how the failure of Obamacare in op-out states is costing both lives and money for Medicaid recipients across the country . Our guest is Steffie Woolhandler, M.D. 

Dr. Woolhandler is a medical school professor at C.U.N.Y and a co-founder of Physicians for a National Health Program. 
 
We'll also get an update about Mendocino County's efforts to enroll people in coverage as well as an update about the County's work with community partners ‎in offering multiple venues to the community to access coverage. Our panel will include:

Bryan Lowery, Assistant Health and Human Services Agency Director‎
Bekkie Emery, Deputy Director for Employment and Family Assistance Services
Rachel Ebel-Elliott, Program Manager for Employment and Family Assistance Services
Megan VanSant, Program Administrator for Employment and Family Assistance Services



THOUSANDS TO DIE FROM MEDICAID OPT-OUT 


SAMUEL L. DICKMAN,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
STEFFIE WOOLHANDLER, M.D.,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
MARK ALMBERG,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  , @pnhp 

A study just released by researchers at Harvard Medical School and the City University of New York finds: "T he number of deaths attributable to the lack of Medicaid expansion in opt-out states at between 7,115 and 17,104. Medicaid expansion in opt-out states would have resulted in 712,037 fewer persons screening positive for depression and 240,700 fewer individuals suffering catastrophic medical expenditures. Medicaid expansion in these states would have resulted in 422,553 more diabetics receiving medication for their illness, 195,492 more mammograms among women age 50-64 years and 443,677 more pap smears among women age 21-64." The study, titled " Health and Financial Harms of 25 States’ Decision to Opt Out of Medicaid Expansion " was just published by Health Affairs . 


Dickman, A.B. at Harvard University and Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H. at Harvard are two of the co-authors. Almberg is communications director for Physicians for a National Health Program , which released a statement on the study : " The researchers found that because of the [25] states’ “opting out” of the Medicaid expansion, 7.78 million people who would have gained coverage will remain uninsured." 









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MCPB Board of Directors

Our next board meeting will be held Monday, June 27th at 6pm at Anderson Valley High School. We hope you can join us as we vote to approve the budget for KZYX&Z for the next fiscal year, which starts July 1st, 2016. The address for the high school is 18200 Mountain View Rd in Boonville.

The Finance Committee will have a public meeting on Monday, June 27th at 4pm at KZYX&Z, 9300 Highway 128, between Philo and Boonville (closer to Philo).

Stay tuned here for the posting of the agenda for the next meeting of Mendocino County Public Broadcasting's board of directors.


 


 

Get The KZYX App For Your iPhone

Go to the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad and search for KZYX.  The app is free of charge.  It's a great way to get the live stream, the KZYX Jukebox, this website and to make a donation.  Follow this link for a preview and easy access to the download.  Or if you want to type it out here is the URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kzyx/id998145015?mt=8

KZYX Phone Numbers

Business office 707-895-2324

Philo studio 707-895-2448

Willits studio 707-456-9991

Mendocino studio 707-937-5103

KZYX Underwriting

KZYX doesn’t play commercials but we do have underwriting, which is very different from advertising. It is a great way to support KZYX and in exchange we will let our listeners know what goods and services your organization offers.

For questions about underwriting on KZYX, call (707) 895-2324 or email uw [at] kzyx [dot] org

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