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  1. May 31, 2018

    Virginia expands Medicaid to 400,000 people

    Through the case managers at the Patient Advocate Foundation, we are lucky to witness the profound affect that access to health care has on patients. The results of today’s vote prove that patient voices matter and that bipartisan solutions can be found to the benefit of us all.

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  2. January 25, 2018

    NPAF Celebrates Passage of the RAISE Family Caregivers Act

    “Family caregivers are our most passionate patient advocates, but they seldom take the time to advocate for themselves and their needs,” said Rebecca Kirch, Executive Vice President of Health Care Quality and Value. “This legislation will not only help them, but will ultimately help the patients they care for as well.”

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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