Health Reform
APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

Nonpartisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released today shows that 14 million Americans next year and 23 million by 2026 would lose health insurance under the American Health Care Act.
APHA strongly opposes revised health overhaul bill, vote may come soon

APHA strongly opposes revised health overhaul bill, vote may come soon

Since failing to garner votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in March, proponents of the American Health Care Act have proposed revisions to help it succeed. The problem is they’ve made it even worse.
APHA, health groups sound alarms over health law repeal plan following CBO report

APHA, health groups sound alarms over health law repeal plan following CBO report

Independent analysis shows 14 million Americans will lose health insurance next year under a plan proposed to replace the Affordable Care Act.
House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans

House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans

APHA strongly opposes legislation that was introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday outlining a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
APHA Storify: American health at risk from Affordable Care Act repeal

APHA Storify: American health at risk from Affordable Care Act repeal

Opponents in Congress and the new presidential administration are working to destroy the ACA, potentially leaving millions without health coverage.
APHA, health advocates decry Senate vote to begin repeal of ACA

APHA, health advocates decry Senate vote to begin repeal of ACA

"We are deeply troubled that the Senate hastily approved the budget resolution that could repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement plan in place," said APHA's Georges Benjamin.
APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

APHA to Congress: We oppose repeal of Affordable Care Act

Repealing the health law will take health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and increase health care premiums for millions more, among other deleterious effects.
Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Using the law to improve health care, create equity

Health equity is one of APHA’s guiding priorities, but public health isn’t the only profession working to create a nation where everyone gets a fair chance to lead a healthy life. Lawyers are on the front lines, too.
The Nation's Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

The Nation’s Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

A new policy could have dramatic and lasting effects on public health, as a major government program takes a turn toward addressing social determinants.
Health Insurance Marketplace third open-enrollment period starts today

Health Insurance Marketplace third open-enrollment period starts today

A record-low number of Americans are uninsured. But 32 million still have no access to affordable health coverage. That number will change, starting today.
National Journal event: With more Americans insured, how do we improve their health?

National Journal event: With more Americans insured, how do we improve their health?

Now that nearly 9 million people gained health insurance last year thanks to the Affordable Care Act, how do we move from more coverage to better health?
APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

Do you believe in the Affordable Care Act? Do you want to make people in your state or community healthier? State Innovation Models are for you.