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Families USA works hard to achieve high-quality, comprehensive, and affordable health care for all Americans.

Fact of the Week: 12 facts about the Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

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September 21, 2017

Editor’s note: The following piece was originally published on Families USA’s blog on Sept. 19. For more information and analysis on the horrible ACA repeal bill that the Senate is expected to vote on as early as Sept. 27, see the resources listed at the end of this post. Please take action today: call your senators Read More »

Categories: Affordable Care Act, Health, Health Care Reform, Medicaid

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Latest Version of Senate Health Care Bill Fundamentally the Same as Previous Versions

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July 14, 2017

Editor’s note: This piece was written by Families USA’s Eliot Fishman, Senior Director of Health Policy, Dee Mahan, Director of Medicaid Initiatives, and Lydia Mitts, Associate Director of Affordability Initiatives. It was originally posted on Families USA’s blog on July 14.  For more information, see this full analysis from Families USA. Also, see how many Read More »

Categories: Affordable Care Act, Health, Health Care Reform, Medicaid

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The Next Two Weeks in the Senate are Crucial

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June 20, 2017

Editor’s note: This piece was written by Jane Sheehan, Government Affairs Associate at Families USA, and was originally posted on Families USA’s blog on Thursday, June 15. Today, Tuesday, June 20 is a national call-in day to urge senators to reject their super-secret bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and slash Medicaid. Please call Read More »

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There’s no painless way to end the Medicaid expansion

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June 2, 2017

Editor’s note: The piece was written by Dee Mahan, Director of Medicaid Initiatives at Families USA, and was originally published on Families USA’s blog on June 1.  As the Senate develops its version of the House’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) it should bear this in mind: There is no “glide path” to ending the Medicaid Read More »

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Four reasons why consumers will find affordable health insurance in the marketplaces

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October 25, 2016

Editor’s note: With the press coverage and campaign rhetoric about increasing premiums in Affordable Care Act marketplace plans, we want you to see important facts, supplied by the health care experts at Families USA. Open enrollment in the marketplaces begins November 1. We all have to spread the word about that, and make sure people know that 85 Read More »

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