Fact Sheet
March 2017

How the House Repeal Bill Would Harm Alaska Natives

The House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cut the Medicaid program would cause immediate and critical problems for American Indian and Alaska Native peoples. Repeal would take funding away from federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations that now provide comprehensive health services in Alaska.

Fact Sheet
March 2017

How the Republican Health Care Bill Hurts African Americans

Despite President Trump’s promises that he would replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a plan that would “have insurance for everybody . . . [that is] much less expensive and much better,” the Republican repeal bill does just the opposite. Instead, it rips away coverage from millions and raises out-of-pocket costs for millions more. Working and middle-class families will be stuck with higher premiums and deductibles and much less financial help to cover those hikes, in order to hand out hefty tax breaks to the wealthy and special interests.

February 7, 2017

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Threatens My Daughter’s Life

Maggie C. of Louisville, Kentucky, worries that without the protections of the ACA she will be unable to afford life-saving treatment for her baby's heart condition.

Her story illustrates why Congress must build on and strengthen the ACA, not tear it down. 

Fact Sheet
December 2016

Defending Health Care in 2017: What Is at Stake for Washington

With a new president and Congress, the health care gains made throughout the last six years face their greatest threat yet. Congress has voted more than 60 times to roll back the historic progress that has been made to expand health coverage to millions of people in this country and to improve coverage for those who already had it. These proposed changes will put the health—and lives—of countless Washingtonians at risk. Here’s what Washington stands to lose if the new president and Congress move forward to upend our health care system:

Fact Sheet
December 2016

Defending Health Care in 2017: What Is at Stake for Texas

With a new president and Congress, the health care gains made throughout the last six years face their greatest threat yet. Congress has voted more than 60 times to roll back the historic progress that has been made to expand health coverage to millions of people in this country and to improve coverage for those who already had it. These proposed changes will put the health—and lives—of countless Texans at risk. Here’s what Texas stands to lose if the new president and Congress move forward to upend our health care system:

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