Category: AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Medicaid Is Not An Entitlement For The Poor But A Gateway For Health And Sustainability

Sharisse Tracy

July 20, 2017 at 2:06 pm

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Although for now, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has escaped the wrath of Republicans, they are still intent on making good on their promise to repeal and replace it. I’ve watched with worry and fear for the families that may lose their health care under the proposed […]

Senate health care bill would pull the lifeline of the chronically ill

Stephanie Land

July 19, 2017 at 11:10 am

This article originally appeared in the Missoulian. Jamison Hill hasn’t been able to get out of bed in two and a half years. For 18 months, Jamison was too sick to tolerate clothing, eating, daylight, or too much movement or sound. When I met with him last fall, he sat up with the help of pillows […]

Facing a health care labyrinth

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

June 11, 2017 at 1:48 pm

This article originally appeared on Albuquerque Journal. If the GOP-led House and Senate pass Donald Trump’s proposed budget that calls for slashing $800 billion from Medicaid, I am scared I will die. I know that is blunt, but I struggle to make ends meet and I have a pre-existing condition: cancer. I cannot afford the […]

The Poverty Predicament

Alesia Lucas

January 23, 2013 at 12:00 am

The word ‘poor’ is treated like a four-letter word by politicians. But with the downturn of our economy and slow job market, the issue of poverty has become more serious but oddly more nonexistent on the policy pages of our politicians.  The issue with poverty is that there currently isn’t a clear solution that both […]

Report from the Supreme Court Hearing on Health Care

Theo GibbsPlessl

March 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Voices were loud and emotions were high on the usually austere marble steps of the Supreme Court this morning. About 250 people rallied in front of the Court building to express their opinion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), whose constitutionality is being considered by the Supreme Court today and tomorrow. In light of the […]

Report from the Supreme Court Hearing on Health Care

Theo GibbsPlessl

at 1:38 am

Voices were loud and emotions were high on the usually austere marble steps of the Supreme Court this morning. About 250 people rallied in front of the Court building to express their opinion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), whose constitutionality is being considered by the Supreme Court today and tomorrow. In light of the […]

Report from the Supreme Court Hearing on Health Care

Theo GibbsPlessl

at 1:38 am

Voices were loud and emotions were high on the usually austere marble steps of the Supreme Court this morning. About 250 people rallied in front of the Court building to express their opinion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), whose constitutionality is being considered by the Supreme Court today and tomorrow. In light of the […]

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