Fact Sheet
December 2016

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

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 Ohioans at risk. Here’s what Ohio 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 Nevada

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 Nevadans at risk. Here’s what Nevada 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 Maine

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 Mainers at risk. Here’s what Maine 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 Kentucky

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 Kentuckians at risk. Here’s what Kentucky stands to lose if the new president and Congress move forward to upend our health care system:

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December 2016

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

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 Iowans at risk. Here’s what Iowa stands to lose if the new president and Congress move forward to upend our health care system:

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December 2016

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

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 Californians at risk. Here’s what California 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 Alaska

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 Alaskans at risk. Here’s what Alaska 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 Arizona

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 Arizonans at risk. Here’s what Arizona stands to lose if the new president and Congress move forward to upend our health care system: 

Fact Sheet
November 2016

Defending Health Care in 2017: What’s at Stake?

As the Trump Administration takes office, the health care gains made under the Affordable Care Act face their greatest threat yet. If the health care plans outlined by Congress and the Administration are successful, the consequence will be the endangerment of the health—and lives—of millions of people across America.

September 8, 2016

Medicaid Expansion Improves People’s Financial Stability

Nygel Williams

Villers Fellow

Last month, Kentucky asked the federal government for approval to make significant and troubling changes to its highly successful Medicaid expansion program. To justify its request, the state asserted that these changes would help “break the cycle of poverty.” However, the results would likely be the opposite.

The fact is, by providing health insurance and helping people in the program avoid medical debt, Medicaid coverage can actually improve the financial health of its enrollees. Two recent reports, one in April and one in June, offer new evidence supporting that link.  

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