Health care is HOT in the Senate … Medicare and Medicaid are both in play …. The intersection of health care justice with race and voting rights
In claiming “success” on their “narrow goal” of lowering premiums, the AHCA supporters “either misunderstand or misrepresent CBO’s conclusions.”
… in this alert, we commend a few articles to you that describe some of what’s going on underneath the headlines, “behind the curtain,” that can help us get a more complete picture of what’s driving the attacks on so many programs and human rights.
Fighting for Health Care on Two Fronts: Defense and Offense – In the Senate, Women’s Health, Young Adults, Drug company price-gouging, California single payer
Resistance Recess, 4/15 Tax March, May 1st National Strike, Organizing for health justice in the faith community, Medicaid expansion fights in Kansas and Virginia
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.”
What is clear is that the attacks have already started, as has the resistance to the attacks, on health care access and affordability, on women’s access to reproductive health care, on immigrants’ access, and on Medicaid and Medicare.
New Attacks on Health Care and Immigration AND New Resistance
Resistance Is Busting Out All Over!