Health Reform
Public health groups united against ACA repeal

Public health groups united against ACA repeal

The nation’s public health organizations stand in opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill, the latest effort to overturn the Affordable Care Act, which may come to a vote in the Senate this week.
APHA Storify: Medicaid matters: Protecting those at greatest risk

APHA Storify: Medicaid matters: Protecting those at greatest risk

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act offers health care coverage to millions who could not access it before. The proposed Senate reforms that threatened the expansion were recently voted down. But the fight isn't over. The threats are back.
APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

This is not a drill. The Senate aims to take another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the clock is ticking.

Public health watching Senate and House HHS appropriations bills

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the contents of its bill to fund the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in fiscal year 2018.
Experts weigh in on Medicaid's uncertain future

Experts weigh in on Medicaid’s uncertain future

While plans to roll back Medicaid have struggled to win Senate approval, policymakers will continue to push for similar reforms that will threaten public health.
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.