Seven years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, bringing health care to 22 million people, many who never had health insurance before and helped 134 million people with pre-existing conditions get health coverage. LeeAnn Hall is co-director of People’s Action. Hall serves on the executive committee of […]
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WASHINGTON – Republicans in the House Budget Committee voted today to advance health repeal legislation that would force 24 million people off health care, slash $880 billion from Medicaid, drive up health care costs for older and poorer people, and cause thousands of deaths. The committee voted without discussion of recent Congressional Budget Office Analysis […]
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On the anniversary of the signing of a law that made health care accessible and affordable for millions, House Republicans are about to vote on a bill that will do just the opposite. By enabling higher premiums, causing millions to lose insurance and putting Medicaid out of reach for untold numbers of struggling individuals and families, this bill would literally lead to the deaths of tens of thousands of people a year. But with enough pressure, we can defeat this bill. Call your House representative today. Tell them to kill the bill before it kills us.
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