APHA's Public Health Policy Analyst Jason Coates discusses the importance of the ACA and what impact its repeal might have on the nation's health.
Opponents in Congress and the new presidential administration are working to destroy the ACA, potentially leaving millions without health coverage.
"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.
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.
It’s been six years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the nation’s uninsured rate has dropped to a record low. That’s the good news.
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Find out what last month's U.S. Supreme Court action means for public health in a new fact sheet.
This week the House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution that follows a dangerously familiar path, according to APHA and public health advocates.
If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.