Posts tagged "Affordable Care Act"
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 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.

Sept. 6 news: Surgeon General sworn in, Sen. Patty Murray’s common ground on health care, Hurricane Irma

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

Sept. 5 news: Bipartisan health reform, PSA screening debate, fentanyl deaths, Harvey’s health impact

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Sept. 1 news: Dr. Benjamin on Harvey health crises, most obese states, ACA advertising cuts, increase in road deaths

Check out today's public health news on Friday, September 1, 2017.
Public health is a best buy: Protect the Prevention Fund

Public health is a best buy: Protect the Prevention Fund

Despite its overwhelming success, the Prevention and Public Health Fund is at risk. We remain concerned that the fund may be eliminated in negotiations over health insurance coverage. If the fund is slashed in negotiations, Congress will let the enormous potential of creating a healthier nation slip through its fingers.
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.

April 28 news: Drugged driving fatalities, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, health care bill halted

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 28, 2017.
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.