The Coalition on Human Needs has created a new page that gathers together a number of very useful resources to help advocates defend vital services and benefits being threatened by the emerging threats to all the basic needs programs …
The shutdown will affect … the Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, Medicare, Medicaid, Community Health Centers, ACA Premium Subsidies, Veterans Affairs, Foods and Drug Administration, Nutrition Services for Seniors, and Food Safety
In claiming “success” on their “narrow goal” of lowering premiums, the AHCA supporters “either misunderstand or misrepresent CBO’s conclusions.”
Medicaid, so central to the country’s health care system, also played a major, though far less appreciated, role in last week’s collapse of the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act
Decisions by the Trump administration and Congress “include whether and how the administration will use its executive authority to sustain, or undermine, the law’s key provisions, and how Congress might ensure the stability of individual health insurance markets nationwide.”
Despite media and public pressure, the company’s executives are not backing down and have given themselves millions of dollars in raises when implementing these unconscionable price hikes.