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Breaking Down the House ACA Repeal and Replace Legislation

Posted March, 7 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Yesterday, Members of the House of Representatives introduced Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal and replacement legislation in the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees. According to a blog post from Health Affairs, the committees will begin markup of the bills tomorrow, March 8, and the House is hoping to pass a repeal and […]

Caucus Weekend

HCFANY Members Present at Caucus Weekend

Posted March, 6 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest blog by Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Director of Health Advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition. A few weeks ago, HCFANY members served on the “Challenges and Opportunities of the Trump Era: Healthcare for Special Populations” panel at the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators’ 46th Annual Legislative Caucus Weekend. Senator […]

Protect Our Care: Calls Needed, New Resources Available

Posted March, 2 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Members of Congress may vote on an Affordable Care Act repeal bill as early as next week – but they have yet to release a public draft. Call your elected officials and ask them to show us the bill, and explain how it will protect the 30 million Americans who have health insurance because of the Affordable […]

Rules

CMS Proposed Rule Would Increase Costs for Moderate-Income Families

Posted February, 21 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for 2018. According to the press release, the proposed rule includes “reforms that are critical to stabilizing the individual and small group health insurance markets to help protect patients.” However, many of the policy changes in the proposed rule would harm […]