FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, [email protected]
or (202) 682-2640
Senate Republicans are making one last push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and gut Medicaid and their latest Trumpcare bill known as Graham-Cassidy is the most radical one yet!
On a hot June day in D.C, I headed to a rally on Capitol Hill to save healthcare with three other summer interns from the National Women’s Health Network. We saw a group of protesters waving signs urging the Senate to protect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and save Medicaid.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sarah Christopherson, [email protected] or (202) 796-3065
Like the zombie in a bad horror movie that keeps rising, again and again, the Trumpcare bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is once again threatening our health care.
One of the most controversial debates stemming from Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been over maternity coverage and who should pay for it. Under the ACA, coverage for maternity and newborn care—like mental health care, prescription drugs, and more—is part of the essential health benefits package that insurance companies must include in plans for individuals and small employers.
Republican members of Congress met in Philadelphia this week for a pep talk with their new president, and top of the agenda was their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and gut women’s access to preventive care without copay, repeal protections against gender discrimination and pre-existing conditions, eliminate Medicaid expansion for millions of low-income women, and much more.