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  1. November 27, 2017

    Tax Bill Does Not Reflect Our Nation's Priorities

    As an organization that is dedicated to advancing access to quality, equitable care, we cannot support any legislation that would render over 13 million few Americans without health care coverage. The Congressional Budget Office predicts this loss would be the result of repealing the individual mandate as contained in The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR 1).

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  2. September 15, 2017

    NPAF Statement on the Graham-Cassidy Proposal

    The proposal as written represents billions of dollars in cuts to current public programs, along with the potential to do away with now-sacred patient protections, such as the prohibition on discrimination based on a preexisting condition.

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  3. July 14, 2017

    NPAF statement on the latest Senate bill to repeal, replace the Affordable Care Act

    Senate leadership today revealed an updated version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This bill would seriously impact the health and financial stability of millions of patients, caregivers and their families, particularly those who are low-income or who are currently living with a chronic or debilitating disease.

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  4. May 25, 2017

    NPAF Statement on Updated CBO Analysis of AHCA

    Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office released its newest analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives. We express again our reservations with the AHCA due to the massive coverage losses expected, coupled with premium increases for low-income and elderly individuals, and drastically cutting Medicaid funding and other safety net programs.

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  5. March 23, 2017

    NPAF Urges Congress to Preserve the Essential Health Benefits Package

    National Patient Advocate Foundation disagrees with the recent proposal to exclude the essential health benefits (EHBs) package in health reform legislation, and cannot in good faith support any such proposal. Our mission has always been to help each individual adult and child access affordable coverage that would allow them to live without the constant worry of a health crisis leading to financial ruin.

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  6. March 14, 2017

    NPAF Statement on the CBO Analysis of the AHCA

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today announced its analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). CBO projects that 24 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 under the ACHA as compared to current law, including 14 million more people by next year. These projections alarm us, as they should also alarm lawmakers.

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