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:
The Families USA Health Action Team provides resources and consults on strategies for health care advocates around the country, working with our state and national partners. In this monthly blog, we’ll share news about our travels and progress on state policies.