Posts tagged "Affordable Care Act"

Dec. 1 news: Tax bill and health, World AIDS Day, ACA individual mandate, psychiatric health crisis

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.

Nov. 27 news: CHIP funding running out, ACA enrollment up, new HIV guidelines, Tokyo smokers

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.

Oct. 31 news: Climate change already damaging health, ACA premiums soar, severe pollution in Los Angeles

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.

Oct. 30 news: ACA enrollment in jeopardy, teen e-cig danger, plague in southeast Africa

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
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.