Explains what Medicaid Section 1115 waivers are and how advocates can take advantage of new rules that give them a bigger voice in the waiver process.
The House GOP has released a new version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which makes draconian cuts to Medicaid and leaves millions to struggle with higher premiums and deductibles.
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.
People with pre-existing conditions, low-income consumers, and others would not fare well under the continuous coverage provisions contained in both Speaker Paul Ryan’s bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and other Republican health care proposals.
If Republicans in Congress end the ACA's Medicaid expansion or radically change the structure of the Medicaid program by capping or cutting funding, it could severely hurt rural Americans and cripple state economies across the country.
Use this checklist to determine whether the Senate's ACA repeal bill protects those with pre-existing medical conditions.
If you have money and don’t get sick, you’ll like the new bill House Republicans released last night that repeals the Affordable Care Act. This bill would strip coverage from millions of people and drive up consumer costs.
Call your representatives today at 1-866-426-2631 and urge them to vote "no" on this bill.
See how the repeal bill currently making its way through Congress will affect lower-income families.
States will be forced to dramatically cut the services Medicaid covers and cut the number of people who qualify for them if Congress makes changes in state Medicaid funding. And the services that states will likely drop first are those on which seniors, people with disabilities, and others with serious health needs rely.
We always believed in our hearts that it would not be possible for Congress to pass repeal—that we could stop these harmful efforts because too many people rely on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid for it to be so easy to rip coverage away through a sweeping piece of legislation.