Families USA and Kentucky Voices for Health held a telebriefing for media discussing in detail the recent series of Medicaid eligibility restrictions approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under executive branch waiver authority.
This media teleconference, hosted by the National Partnership for Women & Families, discusses how ACA repeal attempts threaten access to essential health benefits.
This call discussed how the Republican proposal will increase cost sharing. As part of this we spoke to health savings accounts (HSAs) – cornerstones of the Republican proposal.
Our experts on the call: Lydia Mitts Associate Director of Affordability Initiatives at Families USA and Shelley Fuld Nasso, Chief Executive Officer at National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship.
Older Americans (age 50+) would be among the hardest hit under the House plan due to higher premiums, reduced financial assistance, massive cuts to Medicaid and threats to the future of Medicare.
This fourth teleconference call hosted by our partner Community Catalyst, discusses the Republican proposals to rely on high risk pools to cover individuals with pre-existing conditions.